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William John BUCHANAN

Regimental number1789
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Address99 Barkly Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss Henrietta Buchanan, 99 Barkly Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Previous military service70th Infantry
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William Jolue

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