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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Nelson Buchanan

In memory of:

Private Nelson Buchanan

April 30, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


221st Bn.

Additional Information


June 23, 1881
Goderich, Ontario


March 27, 1916
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of James and Katherine Buchanan, of St. Vital, Manitoba. Brother of Mrs. George Snider of Washington, Iowa, U.S.A. and Peter Buchanan of Excelsior, Minnisota, U.S.A. He was single and a farmer.

Commemorated on Page 603 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. 65.


The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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