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John Buchanan

John Buchanan

John (1895-1932) was a son of Malcolm Buchanan and Margaret Maciver, 14 Brenish.

He served in the Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) during the First World War and was captured by the Germans at Antwerp in 1914. For the rest of the war he was a prisoner in Germany. John was a recipient of the Mons Star and a record for him can be found in the Roll of Honour 1914-1918. 

John married Dorothy Buchanan, 27 Brenish and they lived at 14 Brenish. They had three children, the youngest born a few months after John drowned on the fishing vessel, The Margaret, which was lost at Mealista Island on 12.3.1932.


Title: John Buchanan
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Iain Chaluim Eoghainn
Date of Birth: 1895
Date of Death: 12-03-1932
Occupation: Fisherman
Sex: Male
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 116591