Able SeamanBUCHANAN, ALEXANDER

Service Number 67934

Died 20/04/1942

Aged 40

H.M.S. Birmingham
South African Naval Forces

Son of John and Annie Buchanan; husband of Elizabeth Buchanan, of Fish Hoek, Cape Province.

Buried at SIMON'S TOWN (DIDO VALLEY) CEMETERY

Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Number of casualties: 182

Cemetery/memorial reference: Naval Allotment Row D. Grave 19.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.