Dec. 8, 1893 Chattanooga Hamilton County Tennessee, USA
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.")