Fred Buckley (1885–1916)


Royal Field Artillery 62992 B Battery. 110th Brigade

Derbyshire Courier August 1916

Fred Buckley photo

Fred, the son of Anthony and Annie Buckley, was born and raised at Park Head, Crich becoming a collier, He married Annie Harrison in 1903 and they had a family. Prior to the war he relocated to Mansfield with his family. Fred was posted to France in 1915, served with the 110th Brigade, RFA, and was killed in action on 30th July 1916. He is buried at Becourt Military Cemetery, France, and is named on the war memorial at Crich.

Medal Card
Awarded the Victory, British War and 15 Star Medals.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Initials F
Nationality United Kingdom
Rank Driver
Regiment/Service Royal Field Artillery
Unit "B" Bty. 110th Bde.
Age 32
Date of Death 30/07/1916
Service No 62992
Additional Information Son of Anthony and Annie Buckley, of Park Head, Crich, Matlock Bath; husband of Annie Buckley, of 55, Brownlow Rd., Mansfield, Notts
Casualty type Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference I. U. 34.

War Graves Certficate for Fred Buckley

Soldiers' Effects Book
Frederick Buckley; RFA 13/110 Bde; driver 62992; killed in action 30.7.16; War Gratuity £7; paid out to:
25.11.16 wife Annie £7 4s 8d
3.10.19 widow Annie £7


1901: Park Head, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Anthony Buckley Head 54 Navvy Middleton by Wirksworth
Annie Buckley wife 50   Crich
Thomas Buckley son 24 Quarryman Crich
Joseph Buckley son 22 Navvy Crich
Bertha Buckley daughter 19 Shirt machinist Crich
Fred Buckley son 16 Navvy Crich
Rosie Buckley daughter 13   Crich
Elsie Buckley daughter 7   Crich

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1911: Park Head Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Frederick Buckley Head 26 Coal miner hewer Crich
Annie Buckley wife 25   Crich
Harold Buckley son 4   Crich
Bertha Buckley daughter 3   Crich

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