This is a thoroughly researched book about the men from the small village of Buchanhaven (w part of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland) who served their country in the First World War. It is a collection of stories, photos and newspaper articles, giving a short overview of how the war affected the people and families. This book would benefit people also interested in tracing their own WW1 ancestors as the biographical section contains a detailed family history of each serviceman, their military service and a simple three generation family tree with the information sources provided.
Wade Buchan was born in Melbourne, Australia of Scottish parents. He has an engineering degree, but for over 25 years has pursued his interest in genealogy. With his special interest in the Buchan side of the family and their long association with the fishing communities of St. Combs, Lonmay, Burnhaven and Buchanhaven. The culmination of which has been this book.