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William Ernest BUCKLAND

Regimental number3038
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationAccountant
Address56 Mary Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, E E Buckland, 'Glencomo', Milsop Street, West Kogarah, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 6 September 1915 - 19th Bn, 7th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 4th Bn, 14 February 1916. Appointed Lance-Corporal, 9 March 1916. Mortally wounded, 25 July 1916.
FateDied of wounds 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death29 July 1916
Age at death27
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 56), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
39
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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