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BuchananWilliamSource: Attestation paper in WO126Ashburner's Light Horse
BuchananWilliam de Vere32524TrooperServed 27 Mar 01 to 12 Feb 02. Discharged, completion of service
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Ashburner's Light Horse
BuchananWilliam Egerton Bruce44530TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls143rd Company, 32nd Btn, IY
BuchananWilliam preston30Occupation: Newsagent. Next of kin: Daughter. Address: Three Anchor bay .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
BuchananWilliam Samuel40PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseQueensland, 2nd Mounted Infantry Contingent
BuchananWilliam Thomas101FarrierSource: OZ-Boer databaseVictoria, 1st Victorian Contingent
Buchanan RiddellHenry EdwardLt Col3rd Btn. Killed at Spion Kop. 24 Jan 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 150 line 17
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Buchanan-BoydE N3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Yorkshire Regiment
Buchanan-DunlopC NLieutenantWounded. Modder River, 28 November 1899
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
75th Battery, RFA
Buchanan-RiddellH EMajor2nd Battalion
Demise: Died of disease - enteric fever 16 Mar 1900
Place: Pmburg. Ft Napier
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Buchanan-RiddellHenry EdwardMajorHe died of enteric, at the Base Hospital, Natal, March 16th, 1900.  He was a son of the Reverend J C Buchanan-Riddell, was born in January 1860, and educated at Haileybury.  He entered the 60th Foot in August 1879, being promoted Lieutenant July 1881, Captain October 1888, and Major September 1895.  He married in November 1888, Mildred, the daughter of the Reverend C Phelips, of Buckworth.  He served with the 3rd Battalion 60th Rifles in the South African war of 1881.  With the same battalion he took part in the Egyptian War of 1882, was present at the reconnaissance from Alexandria, on August 5th, the engagement at Tel-el-Mahuta, the action at Kassassin on September 9th, and at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir, receiving the medal, with clasp, and Khedive's star.  He served in the Soudan Expedition in 1884, and was present at the engagements at El Teb and Tamai (two clasps).  He also took part in the Soudan Campaign in 1885 (clasp).  In South Africa he was appointed DAAG in Ladysmith, which post he held till taken ill.  He was mentioned in despatches by Lieutenant General Sir G White, December 2nd, 1899, and again in the despatch of March 23rd, 1900, LG, February 8th, 1901.
Source: Donner
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Buchanan-RiddellR GLieutenant Colonel3rd Battalion
Demise: Killed in action 24 Jan 1900
Place: Spioenkop, Twin Peaks
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Buchanan-RiddellRobert GeorgeLieutenant ColonelHe was killed in action near Spion Kop, January 24th, 1900.  A son of the Reverend J C Buchanan-Riddell, he was born in 1854, entered the 60th Foot from the West Kent Militia, 1875, was promoted Lieutenant 1878, Captain 1884, Major 1892, and Lieutenant Colonel 1898.  He served in the South African war of 1881.  He was adjutant of volunteers 1890-95, and in 1896 married Agnes, daughter of Sir W H Houldsworth, MP for North-West Manchester. Lieutenant Colonel Buchanan-Riddell fell while leading and cheering on his regiment to endeavour to ease the pressure to our troops on Spion Kop.  A bullet pierced his brain as he was reading an order which had been sent to him by Major General Lyttelton.  He was mentioned in despatches LG, February 8th, 1901, by General Sir R Buller, who referred to the great loss the country had sustained by the death of Lieutenant Colonel Buchanan-Riddell.
Source: Donner
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BuchanenJames36804SergeantSource: Nominal roll in WO127SAMIF
BuchannW1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Highland Light Infantry
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