Buchan, John Crawford b. April 10, 1893 d. April 9, 1918 World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born on October 10, 1892, in Alloa, Scotland, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 7th Battalion, Royal Army Medical Corps, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. On March 22, 1918, in actions east of Marteville, France, 2nd Lieutenant Buchan's platoon was cut off in a forward position of the battle zone. Although wounded early in the day and under heavy fire, he insisted on remaining with his men. Later when the enemy practically surrounded his position, he...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension, Roisel, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France Plot: II. I. 6.