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William Henry BUCHANAN

Regimental number4988
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressUrquhart Street, Horsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jane Buchanan, Urquhart Street, Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Place of enlistmentHorsham, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 13 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 April 1976
Age at death83
Place of burialPort Fairy Cemetery, Victoria

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