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Gerald Vine BUCKLAND

Regimental number34977
Place of birthMurrumbeena, Victoria
SchoolMelbourne Grammar School, Victoria
AddressPakenham East, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Stephen Gerald Buckland, Dalgety and Co, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service29th ALH; Served with the 29th Port Philip Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date30 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Emily BUCKLAND, Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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