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Francis James BUCKLEY

Regimental number2918
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
AddressRedfern, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, James Buckley, Mansion House Hotel, George Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 25 November 1916 - 34th Bn, 6th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 1st Bn, 10 June 1917. Wounded, Menin Road sector, Belgium, 21 September 1917.
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Date of death16 April 1918
Age at death27
Place of burialLe Grand Hasard Military Cemetery (Plot 4, Row F, Grave No. 3), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3268 Pte Edward Alton BUCKLEY, 35th Bn, killed in action, Villers-Bretonneux, France, 4 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsWounded Menin Road, 21/9/17

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