Re: Ransford D. Bucknam b. NS, Can, 1800's, Turkish Admiral
Bucknam Pasha was born in 1866 & died on June 3rd, 1919 in Istanbul.
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In today's paper (http://www.herald.ns.ca/stories/2005/07/02/fNovaScotia.html) the following article was published:
Park honours N.S. man who became pasha
By ANTHONY COOPER HALLS HARBOUR - Bucknam Park was dedicated here Canada Day, honouring a Halls Harbour boy who grew up to become a high Turkish official in the dying days of the Ottoman Empire.
At Friday's ceremony, Halls Harbour historian Richard Parker said the community decided at last to "honour this interesting man that nobody has heard about."