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George A. Buchanan

Sapper

5th Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss B. Arthur
  • Plaque: 601

Additional Info

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Biography

George Alexander Buchanan enlisted in Ballarat as a Sapper, Regimental No. 4487, in the 8th Field Company Australian Engineers on 10th February 1915. He had been born in Ballarat, and was a 22 year old, unmarried blacksmith. He was killed in action in the Passchendaele area on 28th October 1917. He is buried in the Menin Road South Cemetery, near Ypres, Belgium.
Tree No. 601

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour