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Regimental number836
Place of birthChorley, Lancashire, England
SchoolSt John's School, Berihead, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia35
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address354 Main Street, Marhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinMother, 354 Main Street, Marhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1919
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death29 November 1915
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 40), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: james and Catherine BUCHANAN; husband of Elizabeth BUCHANAN, "Lone Pine", Minnie Street, Belmore, New South Wales. Native of Scotland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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