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Archibald Wallace BUCHANAN

Regimental number34143
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStudent
AddressWycheproof, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Richard Buchanan, Wycheproof, Victoria
Enlistment date6 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Other detailsWar service: taken on strength, 30th Battery, 18 October 1917. Gassed, 23 November 1917.
Date of death4 July 1972
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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