Friday, December 9, 2016

Ernest Buchan

Serial Number and Rank:  Depot
Birth:  1899 Milton, 1899/13615
Parents:  John Findlay and Mary Jane Buchan nee Kendall
Enlisted:  Sydney
Next of Kin:  Fa. John Buchan
Honour Rolls:  Milton Church of England
Mentioned in newspaper reports
Brother to Ronald Buchan & Jack Buchan
Descendant of William Rutter

Ernest who was working as a Clerk in Sydney and serving some 4 years with the cadets, enlisted for war service too in September 1918 with his parents’ permission as he was only 19 years old. He was appointed a private in October 1918 upon his arrival at   Camp, whilst still at the Liverpool training camp he was discharged due to the demobilisation on November 18, 1918 due to the end of the war

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