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Reginald George BUCKLE

Regimental number1231
Place of birthMerino, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressMerino, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, George Buckle, Merino, Victoria
Enlistment date20 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 20 March 1916. Taken on strength, 39th Bn, 24 May 1916. Wounded, Messines sector, 25 May 1917. Mortally wounded, Somme sector, 12 July 1918.
FateDied of wounds 13 July 1918
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 3), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2834 Pte Frank Ronald BUCKLE, 24th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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