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Corp Edmond Yates Buchanan
Birth: Jan., 1890
Rathdonnell
County Donegal, Ireland
Death: Oct. 23, 1914
Epsom
Surrey, England

Beloved son of David and Catherine "Cassie" Wilkins Buchanan. Beloved brother of George Roulston Buchanan
and 14 siblings of Rathdonnell, County Donegal, Ireland.
He was Corporal in North Irish Horse No 686
Remembered with honour.

VC, Victoria Cross, MC, Military Cross, MM - Military Medal, DCM - Distinguished Conduct Medal.

"He was awarded the 1914 Star under Army Order II of 24th November 1914.
Here's an extract from the Regiment's history:
"By the end of October the Regiment had gained its first battle honours: Retreat from Mons, Marne 1914, Aisne 1914 and Armentieres 1914. It had also suffered its first casualties: in addition to Trooper Moore and Lieutenant Combe, two other men, Trooper the Honourable Harry St G L Scott and Corporal Edmond Buchanan, a Donegal man, lost their lives during October 1914 while many others were wounded." 
 
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 Parents:
  David Buchanan (1835 - 1913)
  Catherine Wilkin Buchanan (1854 - 1919)
 
 Siblings:
  Annie Mary Buchanan McAlister (1872 - 1947)*
  Robert Buchanan (1873 - 1949)*
  Jane Matilda Buchanan (1874 - ____)*
  William Ramsay Buchanan (1876 - 1954)*
  Isabella Osborne Buchanan MacLaine (1878 - ____)*
  Mary Elizabeth Buchanan Wylie (1880 - ____)*
  James Buchanan (1882 - 1902)*
  David John Buchanan (1883 - 1963)*
  Catherine Emily Buchanan Williams (1886 - ____)*
  Samuel Henry Buchanan (1887 - 1958)*
  Florence Agnes Buchanan Haines (1889 - 1964)*
  Edmond Yates Buchanan (1890 - 1914)
  George Roulston Buchanan (1891 - 1971)*
  Leslie Stewart Buchanan (1894 - 1980)*
  Adeline May Buchanan Ashley (1897 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Epsom Cemetery
Epsom
Epsom and Ewell Borough
Surrey, England
Plot: Grave Ref No. D. 220A
 
Created by: Janice Buchanan
Record added: Feb 20, 2002
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