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Harold Victor BUCHANAN

Regimental number3696
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressElsmore, Marrickville Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, C R Buchanan, Banksia Avenue, Banksia, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMericourt, France
Date of death23 August 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 19), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Colin and Sarah BUCHANAN, Banksia Avenue, Banksia, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCosin: Captain Darrell ISAACS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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