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Buchanan-RiddellR GLieutenant Colonel3rd Battalion
Demise: Killed in action 24 Jan 1900
Place: Spioenkop, Twin Peaks
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Buchanan-RiddellRobert GeorgeLieutenant ColonelHe was killed in action near Spion Kop, January 24th, 1900.  A son of the Reverend J C Buchanan-Riddell, he was born in 1854, entered the 60th Foot from the West Kent Militia, 1875, was promoted Lieutenant 1878, Captain 1884, Major 1892, and Lieutenant Colonel 1898.  He served in the South African war of 1881.  He was adjutant of volunteers 1890-95, and in 1896 married Agnes, daughter of Sir W H Houldsworth, MP for North-West Manchester. Lieutenant Colonel Buchanan-Riddell fell while leading and cheering on his regiment to endeavour to ease the pressure to our troops on Spion Kop.  A bullet pierced his brain as he was reading an order which had been sent to him by Major General Lyttelton.  He was mentioned in despatches LG, February 8th, 1901, by General Sir R Buller, who referred to the great loss the country had sustained by the death of Lieutenant Colonel Buchanan-Riddell.
Source: Donner
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BuchanenJames36804SergeantSource: Nominal roll in WO127SAMIF
BuchannW1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Highland Light Infantry
BuchannanA4295Lance CorporalQSA (5).
Source: QSA medal rolls
6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons
BuchannanA1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Queen's Own) Cameron Highlanders
BuchannanA997PrivateFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1879(Princess Louise's) Sutherland and Argyll Highland
BuchannanG2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Northumberland Fusiliers
BuchannanJ1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Queen's Own) Cameron Highlanders
BuchannanJ1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's) Liverpool Regiment
BuchannanM1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Queen's Own) Cameron Highlanders
BuchannanMSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 10th Contingent
BuchannanN2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Northumberland Fusiliers
BuchannanStewart5534PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls3rd Co, 1st Btn, IY
BuchannanT1094PrivateFrontier Wars. SAGS (0). Medal returned(Princess Louise's) Sutherland and Argyll Highland
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