Buchanan, George: Service no. 171047

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Source: Lichfield Crater (C. B. 2A) post.

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Newspaper Clipping – From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me. Source: CVWM

CIVIC EMPLOYE KILLED

Pte. George Buchanan, popularly known at “Poole” Buchanan, was killed on April 9, according to a cable received by his father, Mr. W. Buchanan, 85 Claremont street. Pte. Buchanan was 25 years of age. He enlisted in August 1915 with the 83rd Battalion and went overseas with a draft in September the same year and had served one year in the trenches. Prior to enlistment he was in the employ of the city in the Street Commissioner’s Department. He was one of three brothers serving.

Source: Undated newspaper clipping circa April 1917.

"Killed in Action." He was instantly killed by enemy shell fire during the advance and capture of VIMY.

“Killed in Action.”
He was instantly killed by enemy shell fire during the advance and capture of VIMY.

Inscription – A photograph of the memorial wall at the Zivy Crater Cemetery. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens) Source: CVWM

Inscription – A photograph of the memorial wall at the Zivy Crater Cemetery. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens) Source: CVWM

Zivy Crater inscription. Inscription – A photograph of the memorial wall at the Zivy Crater Cemetery. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens) Source: CVWM

Zivy Crater inscription.
Inscription – A photograph of the memorial wall at the Zivy Crater Cemetery. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens) Source: CVWM

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 Source: CVWM

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
Source: CVWM

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