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Ernest Albert BUCKLEY

Regimental number2438
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address53 Flemington Road, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs C Buckley, 53 Flemington Road, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date19 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 19 October 1916 - 38th Bn, 4th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 38th Bn, 24 April 1917. Wounded in the Battle of Messines, 7-9 June 1917. Mortally wounded, 30 November 1917.
FateDied of wounds 1 December 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death45
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 16), (Rosenberg Plateau Plots), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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