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Ferdinand Buchanan

Full name: Ferdinand Lindley Augustus Buchanan
Gender: Male
Born: March 8, 1888 in [unknown], Unknown, Swaziland
Died: April 14, 1967 in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Shooting

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Ferdinand Buchanan was a career officer of the South African Infantry. In World War I, he received the Military Cross in 1917. In World War II, he served as commanding officer of the 9th and later the 2nd South African Brigade, fighting against the Italian Army in Ethiopia. Between these assignments, Buchanan was Deputy Director of Infantry Training. His highest rank was Brigadier General.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Military Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Team South Africa RSA 2 Silver
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Team South Africa RSA 9
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Military Rifle, 300 metres and 600 metres, Prone, Team South Africa RSA 5

Men's Military Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Shooting South Africa RSA Final Standings 2 287 58
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Shooting South Africa RSA Shoot-Off 1 1T 283
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Shooting South Africa RSA Shoot-Off 2 2 279

Men's Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Shooting South Africa RSA Final Standings 9 233

Men's Military Rifle, 300 metres and 600 metres, Prone, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Shooting South Africa RSA Final Standings 5 560
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