|Place of birth||West Perth, Western Australia|
|School||High School, Western Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||92 John Street, West Perth, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, Roger Buckingham, 92 John Street, West Perth, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Senior Cadets (2 years); 88 Infantry (3 months, still serving)|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/33/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||16th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||20.9|
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row F, Grave No. 5), Fouilloy, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Roger and Kate BUCKINGHAM, 92 John Street. West, Perth, Western Australia. Born at Mount Magnet, Western Australia|
|Family/military connections||Cousins: Lennard BUCKINGHAM, MM; William MORCOM.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength of 16th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 10 August 1916; admitted to No 1 Anzac Corps Rest Station, 11 August 1916, and transferred to No 7 Field Ambulance the same day (shell shock); discharged, 13 August 1916; rejoined 16th Bn, 15 August 1916.
Found guilty, 23 October 1916, of being absent from 1800 hours piquet: award, forfeits 2 days' pay.
Found guilty, 7 November 1916, of falling out of line of march without leave: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to No 38 Casualty Clearing Station, 16 January 1917 (pneumonia, lobar); transferred to No 25 Ambulance Train, 23 January 1917; to No 10 General Hospital, 24 January 1917; to England, 29 January 1917; to Bath War Hospital, 31 January 1917; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 6 March 1917; discharged to furlough, 23 March 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 5 April 1917.
Marched into Drafting Depot, Perham Downs, 24 May 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 20 June 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, 21 June 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 6 July 1917; rejoined 16th Bn, 7 July 1917.
On leave, 1 March 1918; rejoined unit, 19 March 1918.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BUCKINGHAM Hugh|