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John St Clair BUCHANAN

Regimental number6917
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressWood Street, Millswood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Justice A Buchanan, Supreme Court, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, 8th Field Ambulance Sections B and C
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 13353 Warrant Officer Alexander BUCHANAN, Australian Motor Transport Section, returned to Australia, 23 March 1919; 2133 Pte Robert Keith BUCHANAN, 5th Motor Transport Section, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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