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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William John Buchanan

In memory of:

Private William John Buchanan

August 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

H/38002

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 376 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IIIA. BB. 6.

Location:

Villers-Bretonneux is a village 16 kilometres east of Amiens on the straight main road to St Quentin. The Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the east side of the road to Fouilloy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of William John Buchanan
  • 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 317 of 668
  • Street sign– Barrie street named in honour of Private William John Buchanan with a poppy.
  • Memorial– Barrie Cenotaph

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