David Buchan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/5216
  • Rank: Able Seaman
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Nelson Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 13.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.24.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 110 Victoria Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Barber Bros, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Margaret Urquhart Buchan, 110 Victoria Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Urquhart, 110 Victoria Rd, Dundee

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More about David Buchan

David was the brother of Pte Robert Galloway Buchan 923, 2nd Battalion Black Watch, who died of wounds, 18.07.1915.

David Buchan   CZ/5216   Nelson Bn R.N.D.

A.B. David Buchan, R.N.D., son of Mrs Urquhart, 110 Victoria Road, Dundee, is reported missing.  A.B. Buchan is 25 years of age, and was formerly employed with Messrs Barber Bros., Dundee.  He enlisted last year, and took part in the Gallipoli campaign.

Dundee People’s Journal 9th December 1916

BUCHAN.—Previously reported missing, now reported killed in action on 13th Nov. 1916, A.B. David Buchan, R.N.D., aged 25, eldest son of Mrs J. Urquhart, 110 Victoria Road.

Dundee People’s Journal 23rd December 1916

Information supplied by Gary Thomson. Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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