Joe Buckley (c.1891-1917)

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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, JOE. Private. No 31956. 2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. Born Linthwaite. Son of Ernest and Sarah Buckley of Golcar. Husband of Ivy Buckley, of White Hart, Towngate, Marsden. Employed as a foreman spinner and scribbling engineer at Messrs Gledhill Brothers, woollen manufacturers, of Lockwood. Enlisted November 1916. Served as a stretcher-bearer. Wounded in the right arm and both legs on 27.11.1917. Taken to Etaples Base Hospital, where his right leg was amputated. Died of his wounds, 11.12.1917, aged 26 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 31, Row C, Grave 10a.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Marsden War Memorial.

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