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David Gregory BUCHANAN

Regimental number1896
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Address'Wimmera', McLeod Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, R B Buchanan, 'Wimmera', McLeod Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Bronze Medal for Military Valour (Italy)


'(Pozieres) Conspicuous courage and devotion to duty during bombing attack.'
Recommendation date: 4 February 1917

FateDischarged -1 October 1919
Medals

The Bronze Medal for Military Valour (Italy)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Bronze Medal (Italy), British War Medal, Victory Medal

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