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John Joseph BUCKLEY

Regimental number3122
Place of birthParkes New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, (?), New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressGosford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Buckley, Gosford PO, Gosford, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary BUCKLEY, Arncliffe, New South Wales. Born at Parkes, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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