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Maurice BUCKLEY

Regimental number633
Date of birth13 April 1891
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoachtrimmer
AddressMacArthur Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Buckley, MacArthur Street, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1915
Other details

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Wiltshire', 31 August 1915 (venereal disease); declared a deserter, 20 March 1916, and struck off strength.

Re-enlisted as Gerald SEXTON. See 6594 Gerald SEXTON for 2nd period of service.
Date of death27 January 1921 result of accident
Age at death29
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, BUCKLEY Maurice

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