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Joseph William BUCKLEY

Regimental number4022
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationContractor
Address66 Victoria Street, Lewisham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.4
Height5' 2.25"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, Conelious Buckley, 66 Vic Street, Lewisham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Conelious and Polly BUCKLEY. Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date27 March 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Karoola', 16 October 1916; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, chest, and pneumonia), Sydney, 29 March 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death19 January 1937
Age at death43
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. 9, 351), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BUCKLEY Joseph William

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