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Farquhar Robert Alick BUCKLEY

Regimental number191
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
AddressWentworth Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabel Buckley, Wentworth Street, Manly, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'For conspicuous work as a member of a patrol which went out in daylight to enter the enemy's trench near Grevillers and also for patrol work at Favrieul and Sapignies, where he collected valuable information.'
Recommendation date: 23 March 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 August 1951
Place of burialFrenchs Forest Cemetery

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