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Lieut Robert Garrett Buchanan
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1893
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1918
Port Clinton
Ottawa County
Ohio, USA

Robert Garrett Buchanan was the son of Judson and Mary Angie(Coffey) Buchanan.

On May 27, 1917 Robert registered for the WWI Draft. However he had already enlisted in one of the branches of military because on the registration card in answer to the question, "What military service have you had", Robert answered, "In training -- US Training Camp".

According to "Hamilton County Soldiers of World War I" at website; http://www.hctgs.org/Military/WWI/WWI_soldiers.htm, Robert was a First Lieutenant in the 313th Cavalry, Troop B and was stationed at Camp Perry which is near Port Clinton, Ottawa County Ohio.

The information on his death certificate is as follows:
Name Robert G. Buchanan
Male/White/single
Date of birth - 1894
Age - about 24 years
occupation - Soldier
Place of birth -- Tennessee
Parents:
Father - Judson Buchanan, birth - TN.
Mother - Unknown
Date of death - Aug. 13, 1918
Place of death - Ottawa County, Port Clinton, Ohio
Cause - General Septicemia secondary to Streptococcus Pharyngitis
Place of Burial - Chattanooga, TN.
Date of Burial - Aug. 1918

(Note: According to Wikipedia, the term "Streptococcus Pharyngitis" means Strep Throat.
According to the Massiveness's General Hospital website, "Septicemia is the clinical name for blood poisoning. Septicemia that progresses to septic shock has a death rate as high as 50 percent, depending on the type of organism involved. Septicemia is a medical emergency and requires urgent medical treatment.")

 
 
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 Parents:
  Judson Buchanan (1859 - 1942)
  Mary Angie Coffey Buchanan (1860 - 1932)
 
 Siblings:
  Raymond Buchanan (1886 - 1887)*
  Corliss Buchanan (1889 - 1947)*
  Evelyn Buchanan Cogdell (1892 - 1927)*
  Robert Garrett Buchanan (1893 - 1918)
  James B Buchanan (1900 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chattanooga National Cemetery
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: U #44-ES
 
Maintained by: Robert Garms & Margaret ...
Originally Created by: John S. Sims
Record added: Feb 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66046914
Lieut Robert Garrett Buchanan
Added by: Robert Garms & Margaret Stier-Garms
 
Lieut Robert Garrett Buchanan
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Lieut Robert Garrett Buchanan
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