Alexander Stephen BUCHAN

BUCHAN, Alexander Stephen

Service Number: NX11719
Enlisted: 29 March 1940, Paddington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Grafton, New South Wales, 6 May 1917
Home Town: Grafton, Clarence Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Egypt, 31 October 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
El Alamein War Cemetery, El Alamein, Marsa Matruh, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

29 Mar 1940: Enlisted Private, NX11719, Paddington, New South Wales
29 Mar 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, NX11719, 2nd/32nd Infantry Battalion
31 Oct 1942: Involvement Corporal, NX11719, 2nd/32nd Infantry Battalion

Pte. Alex S. Buchan Killed in Action

Mrs. M. A. Buchan, of Lismore, late of South Grafton, has been notified that her son, Pte. Alexander S. Buchan, was killed in action in the Middle East on October 31. Born at Grafton, Pte. Buchan was 25 years of age and was the youngest son of Mrs. Buchan and the late Graham Buchan. Besides his mother, he leaves three sisters and three brothers. – The Daily Examiner, Grafton, issue dated Tuesday November 17, 1942.

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