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OBITUARY.

MR H. D. BUOU\NiN

; Mr H D Buchanan, the well known i Canterbury aod Poverty Bay sheep--1 farmer, died on Wednesday nt * nurs mg home in Obrjj»ohatoh, after a ixirt. i!!ne*n Vlr Buchanan uuder

\HUt fta operation on Monday, »od to bH gi'U.it-g'»» w« ; i. bn : bn )(.)k * turn fo- ih ■ •vor.-n- »nd oo Wednesday nftf-rDi ■■.•i. The Isti- *! BoC'.m » w.vh ' son •if dbe Itite V!i Hugo who I came our. f'- in. Argylabire, S.'cotiaod, 'jh thf p«r!v d-ty--, waa hs owne ,, f Kmt .(.-, V... ,-. U"i, R.ves ft" ■•■> i h : • • • '•.•;Jjnsi J d t

■■■ ■•:• |»-ti-;»v ifi I v,«g cvi up tinri old 'o thw GovfjMjruPOi; nbouu niuf years ago The late Mr Buchanan was born at Kinlnch in 1864. He

was pduoft'ed in Ohristoburob at Mr

Cook's private school, and! finished with a private tutor. In 1887 when lie was only twenty three years of ag«, b* wa* appointed fo the Oomraispion 1 f rh;j P ftos We svu*- a w *»>I.V" .-■.< *~?; iui -..ij ive >is nt)'T 'f on OuHe hury A. and P Apflociftiion for ibre< yeara Mr Buchanan might have been called the father of Little River up to a few years ago, when he left the district. His employees' cottages were model ones, and be was always ready to help anyone in distress. Mi jßuchanan was ( a keen volunteer, be ing *or many years Lieut of the 0 YO Hβ was ik& organiser of the Kin loch camp gatherings, which were carried on before the (Jomputsory Act came into foroe under the style of modern camps, and annually all the riflemen on the PeDin-mlft met at Kinlooh. In 1689 Mr Buebanan was married to Miss Roberts, who survives hum. He Ipavea two sons, the eldest being an o£Soer in the Cameron Highlanders at present on active *ervioe. After the Kinloch Estate bad been acquired by the Government, Mrßucnanao bought the station "Whatatutu" in Gisborne, ana much grief is felt there at his lose.

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OBITUARY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3525, 25 February 1916

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OBITUARY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3525, 25 February 1916

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