Robert Archibald BUCHANAN

Age at Death43

Date Of Death1 May 1918

Place Of BirthSmeaton, Victoria


  • Last Will and Testament

  • Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997 for Robert Archibald Buchanan

Name Of Mine On Which Last Employed
Great Boulder GM, Western Australia

Length Of Time Working In Mining Industry

Diagnosis or cause of accident
He died on 1 May 1918 in Yarra Junction, Victoria, at the age of 43.

Place Of Treatment (Miners Lung Only)
Wooroloo Sanatorium, Western Australia

Place Of Burial
Lilydale Cemetery, Victoria

Submitted by
David McMillan

Mines Workers Relief Fund Number (If Known)


Cause of Death
Mine Lung

John Buchanan

Jane Stark

Other Information
Left Wooroloo Sanatorium still infectious.

There is a Robert Archibald Buchanan, April 17, 1875 – May 1, 1918, in the Lilydale Cemetery, Victoria. Wooroloo opened in 1915. Last Will and Testament (below) shows that he lived in Boulder, Western Australia, and Launching Place, Victoria.

BUCHANAN.—On the 1st May, at "Cartchonzie,"Launching Place, Robert Archibald, son of the late John and Jane Buchanan, and dearly beloved brother of John, James S., Mrs. Spring (of Romsey), Christina M., Thomas S., David A., William S., Alexander S., and the late George A.B., late of A.I.F., aged 43 years.