James Irvin Buckley (1887-1917)
James Irvin Buckley was the son of David Buckley and his wife Nancy (née Gledhill). Following David's death, Nancy later married woollen spinner William Joe Hirst circa 1899.
By 1911, his mother was once again a widow and the family was residing at 158 Longwood Road.
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, JAMES IRVIN. Private. No 29/612. 12/13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Outlane. Son of Nancy Buckley, 204 Longwood Road, Longwood. Educated at Longwood Board School. Employed as a weaver. Enlisted on Easter Wednesday, 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, 4.10.1917, aged 30. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private JAMES IRVIN BUCKLEY
- regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers
- died: Thursday, October 4, 1917
- age: 30 years
- record ID: 843547
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #843547)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #585072)
Notes and References
- The spelling "Ervin" appears in birth and census records, and also in some of his Army service records.