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BuchanE N2nd LieutenantMID LG: 10 September 1901, page: 5961. Source: Field Marshal Roberts. 4 September 1901. Re: General mentions
This page contains all the London Gazette pages for the Boer War
BuchanEn1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Manchester Regiment
BuchanErnest NormanSecond LieutenantBUCHAN, ERNEST NORMAN, Second Lieutenant, was born in Hampshire 15 February 1879, third son of Colonel H P Buchan, of Lockyer House, Plymouth, and of his wife, St Clair, daughter of General Ireland, Governor of Singapore. Mrs H P Buchan formerly lived in Jersey. Ernest Norman Buchan was educated at Mannamead School, Plymouth; joined the Militia (3rd East Lancashire Regiment), in which he served for one year and a hundred days; was gazetted as Second Lieutenant to the Manchester Regiment from the Militia 4 May 1901; was promoted to Lieutenant, Manchester Regiment, 27 November 1901, and to Captain, Manchester Regiment, 1 December 1912. Captain Buchan served in the South African War from 1899 to 1902; as Acting Transport Officer from 20 April, 190?, taking part in the operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including the action at Karee Siding and the operations in the Transvaal and Orange River Colony. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's South African Medal with three clasps, the King's South African Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Ernest Norman Buchan, Second Lieutenant, 3rd East Lancashire Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He was invested with the Insignia of the Distinguished Service Order by His Majesty King Edward VII on the 24th of October 1902. From 12 September 1904 to 2 December 1904, he was Garrison Adjutant, Straits Settlements, Singapore, and he was subsequently stationed at Secunderabad and in the Punjab. On the 25th of September 1914, he proceeded to France, being appointed Brigade Major, 27th Brigade, 11th Division, in August 1915. He was killed in action, during the Battle of Loos, at the Quarries, Hulloch, on the 25th of September following. At first he was only said to be 'missing', but was later 'presumed to have been killed'. Captain Buchan was mentioned in Despatches by Field Marshal Sir John French [London Gazette, 1 January 1916], for gallant and distinguished service in the field. He married, at Singapore, Kythe Elizabeth Graeme, daughter of William Graeme St Clair, of Singapore, and had two sons: Philip William, born 12 August 1905 and Norman Ireland, born 24 April, 1907, both at Wellington, Nilgiri Hills, India.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
East Lancashire Regiment
BuchanF S33348Trooper2nd Battalion
Demise: Died of disease 31 Jan 1902
Place: Pretoria
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Scottish Horse
BuchanH W ITrooperNatal 1906 (1)
Source: Recipients of the Natal 1906 Medal
Natal Police
BuchanJ3637PrivateQSA (6).
Source: QSA medal rolls
12th (The Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers
BuchanJ3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Own Scottish Borderers
BuchanJSource: WO100/283Mafeking Town Guard
BuchanJ4840GunnerFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1879. 7th Brigade, No 10 Battery, Gattling Field ArtilleryRoyal Artillery
BuchanJPrivateCGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland
Source: Roll of the CGHGSM
Victoria Rangers
BuchanJ P2311TrooperDischarged 12 Feb 01 time expired
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
South African Light Horse
BuchanJames33PrivateLTGRA.  Ward 2, QSA (1) DoL. Ladysmith TG
BuchanJohn37031Corporal1st Battalion
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Scottish Horse
BuchanJohn2215TrooperServed in 1st KFS. Joined 11/04/1902 Discharged 4 Jul 02 disbandment Johannesburg
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Kitchener's Fighting Scouts
BuchanJohn37031TrooperServed 01 Jun 01 to 03 Sep 02. Discharged Aldershot
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Scottish Horse
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