Arnold Buckley (1894-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BUCKLEY, ARNOLD. Gunner. No 142068. 289th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery. Born Longwood 24.6.1894. Son of John Denton and Lavinia Buckely, 161 Longwood Gate, Longwood, Huddersfield. Educated at Goitfield Board School. Prior to enlistment was employed as manager by Mr Shaw Hardcastle in his drapery business in Halifax and formerly worked for Messrs Kaye and Monnington of King Street, Huddersfield. Attended Lockwood Baptist Sunday School. Enlisted 26.4.1916. Embarked for France February, 1917. Killed in action near Ypres, 31.5.1917, aged 23 years. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 7, Row C, Grave 22.
ROH:- Salendine Nook Baptist Church (memorial in the churchyard 514E); Longwood War Memorial.
Brother of Private DONALD BUCKLEY, reported missing, presumed killed, 28.4.1917.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission