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BUCHANAN John Phillip

Service: RAAF – 1 Service Flying Training School Point Cook
Service number: 13817
Locality on Enlistment: Irrewarra
Duration of Service: 7 Apr 1941 – 21 Apr 1943
Prisoner of War: No
Honours: None for display
Date and Place of Birth: 24 Jul 1913 Beech Forest
Parents: Charles BUCHANAN and Adelaide Maud COCKERILL
Spouse: Doris Elizabeth WATSON
Occupation: Farmer
Date and Place of Death: 26 Nov 1997 Colac
Place of Burial:

NOTES: After serving twenty two months, five on active service where he contracted malaria, John requested a discharge to assist his ailing father in the management of his 264 acre dairy farm. They milked one hundred cows and also raised and fattened a large number of pigs. It was recommended that John receive a discharge “to resume civil employment.”