Percy Buckley

Memorial: Hambrook - Whiteshill Common

Regiment: Manchester Regiment

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 245292

Parents: Charles and Louisa Buckley

Home address: Watley's End, Winterbourne, Bristol

Date of birth: 1898

Place of birth: Coalpit Heath, Bristol

Date of death: 27/02/1918

Buried/Commemorated at: Artillery Wood Cemetery (Ref: V. C. 9.), Belgium

Age: 20

Further information:

Percy Buckley was born in 1898 in either Frampton Cotterell or Coalpit Heath. His parents were Charles and Louisa Buckley who lived at Watley's End in Winterbourne. His siblings were William, Florence, Alice, George, Frederick and Stanley. He may have had more siblings younger than him. His father was a coal miner (engine cleaner) and he had been born in Frampton Cotterell

Percy enlisted in Bristol and became a private in the 2nd Battalion of the Manchester Regiment. He died in February 1918 at the age of 20 and is buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery in Belgium

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Yate and District Heritage Centre
Forces War Records and CWGC