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Thomas Alexander BUCKLEY

Regimental number3716
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolWaterloo Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address83 Queen Street, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Buckley, 83 Queen Street, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets, and was drafted into the Citizen Military Forces just before enlisting.
Enlistment date5 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death27 July 1916
Age at death18.9
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row 38, Grave No. 2), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Janet BUCKLEY, 83 Queen Street, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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