Pte. George Buchanan, popularly known at “Poole” Buchanan, was killed on April 9, according to a cable received by his father, Mr. W. Buchanan, 85 Claremont street. Pte. Buchanan was 25 years of age. He enlisted in August 1915 with the 83rd Battalion and went overseas with a draft in September the same year and had served one year in the trenches. Prior to enlistment he was in the employ of the city in the Street Commissioner’s Department. He was one of three brothers serving.
Source: Undated newspaper clipping circa April 1917.