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Charles Stewart Buchanan

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Charles Stewart Buchanan

July 22, 1952

Bagotville, Quebec

Military Service


Service Number:

R68324

Age:

31

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

401 (Fighter) Squadron

Citation(s):

Atlantic Star, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, Mention-in-Despatches, Operational Wings with Bar.

Additional Information


Born:

May 31, 1921
Montreal, Quebec

Enlistment:

August 20, 1940
London, Ontario

Son of Franklin Montgomery and Marie (nee Howes) Buchanan of Montreal, Quebec. Husband of Mary Cowan (Nee Riddell) and father of Lynda Dale, Lana Gail and Lynn Joy Buchanan.

Brother of Pilot Officer Robert Munro Buchanan, who died while serving with the Royal Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 30 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

POINTE CLAIRE FIELD OF HONOUR
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

Grave 118, Section N, Position 1

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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