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Frederick BUCKLEY

Regimental number104
Place of birthEngland
Other NamesDenis Frederick
SchoolChurch of England School, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCurrunbin, South Coast Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C. Buckley, Goomari, Kilkevin, Queensland
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name31st Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
The Machine Gun Section of 31st Bn left from Melbourne on two ships, HMAT A62 'Wandilla', embarking on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41 'Bakara', embarking on 5 November 1915. From the Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish on which ship an individual sailed.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A61 Bakara on 5 November 1915
The Machine Gun Section of 31st Bn left from Melbourne on two ships, HMAT A62 'Wandilla', embarking on 9 November 1915, and HMAT A41 'Bakara', embarking on 5 November 1915. From the Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish on which ship an individual sailed.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 July 1916
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 83), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr C. and the late S.C. BUCKLEY, Goomeri, Queensland. Native of Alvaston, Derby, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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