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David Gustav BUCHANAN

Regimental number610A
Date of birth1892
Place of birthInvercargill, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
Address42 Perth Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Buchanan, 42 Perth Street, Prahran, Victoria
Enlistment date26 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Discharge date1 February 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5240 Lance Corporal William James BUCHANAN, 4th Field Bakery, returned to Australia, 13 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, 20 March 1917.

Discharged, 1 February 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1970

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