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Sgt Ronald Y Buchanan

Sgt Ronald Y Buchanan

New York, USA
Death 10 Jul 1945 (aged 21–22)
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Plot D Row 6 Grave 156
Memorial ID 56751216 · View Source
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Son of Robert S. Buchanan who resided in Rochester, New York.

Ronald served as a Sergeant and Radio Operator in the 69th Squadron, 433rd Troop Carrier Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided at 154 Salina Street, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on January 7, 1943 in Rochester, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Stock clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

Ronald died when a plane, in which he was riding, crashed in Luzon. He was recorded as dying of a "Line Of Duty" related incident during the war.

He was awarded an Air Medal.

Service # 32674537

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett





  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56751216
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Ronald Y Buchanan (1923–10 Jul 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56751216, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .