Buchanan Kenneth Duncan Captain 235383

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Name Buchanan Kenneth Duncan
Army number 235383
Rank Captain
Decorations M.i.D. London Gazette 22/3/1945.
Date of birth 2/6/1922.
Age 0
Unit Cadet 164 OCTU. Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt in the Black Watch 30/5/1942, Posted 1 TS 6/6/1942. Normandy. With the Battalion on disbandment. Posted 5th Bn Black Watch 1/9/1944. Trf 2nd Royal Ulster Rifles.
Company/Battery Support Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Number 3 - Mortar Platoon.
Task or role Mortar Platoon Commander. Company 2i/c 5th Black Watch.
Joined Brigade 6/6/1942
Promotions 2/Lt 6/6/42, Lt 6/12/42, T/Capt with 5th Bn 1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died November 1978 in Cranleigh, Surrey. Death registered December 1978 in Surrey South Western District, aged 56.
Home address Son of Fletcher Gordon Buchanan (1889 - 1960) and Bergliot Elizabeth Elvira Buchanan (1884 - 1960). Married Betty Lee. Lived Skoghus, Dollar, Clackmannanshire (parents' home).
Source table 1TS