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George Buchanan

In memory of:

Private George Buchanan

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

171047

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

April 7, 1893
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 7, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William and Margaret Buchanan, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 209 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ZIVY CRATER, THELUS
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Panel I. Col. 3.

Location:

Zivy Crater (originally called CB1) is on the south side of the road from Thelus to Neuville-St. Vaast, to the south of Lichfield Crater.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of GEORGE BUCHANAN– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Death Registry– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Brubacher to Bunyan. Mircoform Sequence 15; Volume Number 31829_B016724; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 159 Page 277 of 668
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque
  • Memorabilia– Commemorative Plaque (Death Penny) for George Buchanan. Originally 83rd Bn, KIA with the 18th Bn, B Coy.

Submitted by BGen G Young, 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team
  • Inscription
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Zivy Crater Cemetery– The Zivy Crater Cemetery, near Thelus, Pas de Calais, France
  • Zivy Crater
  • Inscription– A photograph of the memorial wall at the Zivy Crater Cemetery. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens)
  • Commemorative Stone
  • Cross of Sacrifice

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