Place of birthAshburton, New Zealand
SchoolAshburton High School, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNewspaper editor
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Alice Buchanan, Eleanor Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name31st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied as a result of accident 5 September 1918
Age at death41
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row F, Grave No. 13), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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Parents: John and Mary BUCHANAN; husband of Alice BUCHANAN, Eleanor Street, Toowoomba, Queensland. Native of Ashburton, New Zealand