Peter Buchanan, 23 Crowlista

Last address in Lewis: 23 Crowlista,
Son of Donald and Christy Buchanan
Service unit: Royal Naval Reserve, HMS Pembroke
Service number: 7700/A
Date of birth: 23 January 1886
Date of death: 1 January 1919 at the age of 33
Drowned in sinking of HMY Iolaire, was never found
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, panel 32
Local memorial: Uig, Timsgarry

Peter appears in the 1901 census, aged 15, the son of Donald (56) and Kate (57) and brother of John (24), Katie (19) and Angus (12). 

His brother Kenneth also served in the RNR but survived the war. 

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