Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BUCHANAN, RICHARD E

Lieutenant Colonel, U. S. Army. Home address: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County. .Mrs. Nora Elizabeth Buchanan, Wife, 10021j2 N. W. 19th St., Oklahoma City 6. Born February 24, 1912. Enlisted as Reserve Officer and entered service in August, 1940. Decorations : Bronze Star Medal j Order of the Purple Heart. Headquarters Commandant of the 9th Infantry Division when wounded and captured. Died June 26, 1944, of wounds at Rennes, France.

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