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Arthur Woods BUCHANAN

Regimental number1084
Date of birth22 September 1897
Place of birthRedfern New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressRosebank, Bingalong Road, Wentworthville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William M. Buchanan, Rosebank, Bingalong Road, Wentworthville, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date8 September 1919
Other detailsEnlisted at Liverpool, Sydney in 1915. Re-enlisted in WW2 (put age back) and was demobbed on 9 March 1946
Date of death3 August 1966
Age at death68
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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