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Victor Carl Buchanan

In memory of:

Lieutenant Colonel Victor Carl Buchanan

September 26, 1916
Somme, France

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


13th Bn.


Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Service Order

Additional Information

Son of William Oliver Buchanan and Ellen Chrysler Buchanan, of Montreal, Quebec. Spouse of Maggie S. Buchanan, of Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 60 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. P. 24.


Albert is a town on the River Ancre in the Department of the Somme, 28 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is on the south-east side of Albert and the junction of the roads to Fricourt and Meaulte, and the Extension is entirely enclosed by it.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– 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 313 of 668
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives.
  • Grave marker– 12 August 2019, CEFRG (Canadian Expeditionary Force Research Group)
  • Honour Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Press Clipping– The letter was written by Lieutenant Colonel Victor Carl Buchanan. It relates to the death of Lieutenant Thomas Brehaut Saunders, 13th Battalion, who was killed in action on the Ypres Salient (Belgium) on June 13th, 1916.
  • Grave marker

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