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Victor Hugh BUCHANAN

Regimental number979
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressSouth Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Hugh Bethune Buchanan, Moorabool Street, South Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 5 December 1918

FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death27 May 1966

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