Diamond War Memorial Project

Corporal David Alexander Buchanan

5th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment) Regimental Number 925170 or 925179
Born: ---- Died: 1917-04-28 Aged: 28 Enlisted: ------

Name recorded on the Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Name also commemorated on the Diamond War Memorial.

Son of John and Margaret Buchanan, 1, Maple Street, Waterside, Londonderry and Tyrone. Possibly brother of Susan, who was buried in Donagheady Burying Ground on Saturday, July 20, 1907.

David Alexander Buchanan lived in Derry before emigrating to Canada, and was educated at Model School, Londonderry, and Dublin.

Margaret Buchanan, 1, Maple Street, signed the Ulster Solemn League and Covenant (September 1912) pledging resistance to Home Rule for Ireland.