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Regimental number1709
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressGeorge Street, Deniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Stewart, George Street, Deniliquin, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial A.1), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Deniliquin Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Son of Mary BUCHANAN, 397 Maribyrnong Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria. Native of Ballarat, Victoria. Parents: Robert (d. 21 July 1897, aged 58; bu. Deniliquin) and Mary BUCHANAN (d. 30 April 1935, aged 87; bu. Deniliquin)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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