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Harry John Buchanan

Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: December 26, 1933 (51)
Uitenhage, Cape Province, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Hugh Buchanan and Sarah Ann Buchanan
Husband of Rachael Buchanan and Millicent Lucy Buchanan
Father of Un-named Buchanan; Lilian Lucy Wilson and <private> Buchanan
Brother of William Hugh Buchanan; Christina Jane Smith; Angus Albert Neil Buchanan; Alexander Malcolm Buchanan; Sarah May MacIntosh and 1 other

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About Harry John Buchanan

Harry John Buchanan went to South Africa in 1905 - aboard the Dunluce Castle, leaving Southampton on 2nd Sept, 1905. He was listed as 25 and single.

Just over 3 weeks later he joined the South African mounted Rifles - Attestation 24 Sept 1905 at Heidelberg.

Transferred from SAMR 1st March 1914 to Police?

1 May 1917 - Lance Corporal

2 Apr 1919 - Constable

30 Jan 1925 - Constable SA Police

Superannuation 23/10/1925

Movement - 1914 - Potchefsrtroom; Boksburg; 1915 Christina; 1919 Port Elizabeth

Was named in his father's will as possessing 100 shares in the Northern Co-operative Co. Ltd.

Trained as a Mason

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Harry John Buchanan's Timeline

September 17, 1882
Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Age 40
Cape, South Africa
January 30, 1925
Age 42
December 26, 1933
Age 51
Cape Province, South Africa