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Richard Olver BUCHANAN

Regimental number3535
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineering student
AddressWest Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Buchanan, 1423 Sturt Street, West Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military service54th Infantry
Enlistment date10 May 1918
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, May 1918 Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Zealandic on 5 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

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