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Alexander Gibson Buchanan

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Alexander Gibson Buchanan

January 6, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/58102

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

102 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

October 25, 1918
North Battleford, Saskatchewan

Son of Dougald and Marjorie Buchanan, of North Battleford, Saskatchewan. His brother Flight Lieutenant David Buchanan, died on March 27, 1945 while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 61 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DONCASTER (ROSE HILL) CEMETERY
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec G. Grave 140.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022
  • Photo of ALEXANDER GIBSON BUCHANAN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ALEXANDER GIBSON BUCHANAN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Alexander Gibson Buchanan is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Alexander Gibson Buchanan is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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