Walter Buckley (c.1897-1918)

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, WALTER. Private. No 202574. 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers. Born Huddersfield. Brother of Mr L Buckley, 45 Scholes Road, Birkby. Lived 18 Little Carr Green, Dalton. Employed as a tenter by Messrs Edwin Walker and Company Limited, Field Mills, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Was a violinist in the Huddersfield String Orchestra. Died of wounds, 16.9.1918, aged 21. Buried ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row F, Grave 3.
ROH:- St. Andrew's Church, Huddersfield; Christ Church, Moldgreen.

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