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Place of birthSydney New South Wales
AddressDimora, Burwood Road, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Robert Buchanan, Burwood Road, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 November 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name3rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry neither matched
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Section, LIV, Row E, Grave No. 16), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Katey BUCHANAN, 'Dimora', Burwood Road, Burwood, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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