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 Irwin Frank Buchanan

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Irwin Frank Buchanan

Birth
Death 13 Jul 1918 (aged 23–24)
Ontario, Canada
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Plot Sec.B. Plot 1560. Grave 21.** the correct location is in fact : section 21, Lot 1560-B, grave no. 1, -section B is some considerable distance away from where the casualty is buried.
Memorial ID 93815094 View Source
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Casualty of the Great War,Irwin was a Cadet with 42nd Wing,Royal Air Force ~ Service No: 153685.

He was the son of William H. Buchanan of 7241 Sheehan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan.

He was not in fact buried at this plot until 20th December 1950. It is not known where he was killed, where he was buried from 1918 to 1950 nor what happened to the headstone from the previous location.

It seems that the casualty's mother was Frances M. Buchanan 1871-1953-she is buried with her husband, William H.Buchanan 1863- 1959. Also in this plot are the casualty's brother, William H.Buchanan Jr. who died 1969 and his wife Elizabeth.

Full Name:
Irwin Frank Buchanan
Burial Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Cause of Death: KWF (killed whilst flying)
Death Date: 13 Jul 1918Birth Place:
Detroit, Michigan,
USARank: CadetMilitary Service:
Royal Air ForceMilitary Unit:
42 WingService Number:
153685Position:
PilotAircraft:
Curtiss JN-4Theater:
CanadaConflict Period:
World War IServed for: United Kingdom


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