Thomas Buckland

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Thomas Buckland
Personal Information
Date of Birth not known
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Place of Birth Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Death 31 Oct 1940
Place of Death Victoria Park, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 31 years, 3 months
Description 5'8½" (1.74m) tall ; 160 lbs
72.575 kg
; medium complexion ; brown eyes ; dark brown hair
Occupation Carpenter & Fireman
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Mundijong, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Catherine Buckland
Military Information
Reg Number 62779
Date of Enlistment 22 Jul 1918
Rank Private
Unit/Formation Western Australian Reinforcement 3
Date of Embarkation 29 Oct 1918 ‒ 12 Dec 1918
Ship Embarked On HMAT A36 Boonah
Ship Returned On HMAT A36 Boonah Did not land at England
Fate Returned to Australia
Monument Mundijong Honour Roll
ANZAC Memorial Park (Byford)
Medals British War Medal

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries - 1910 Jarrahdale a sawyer; 1916 23 King street Kalgoorlie, fireman At Jarrahdale in 1912 Thomas married Catherine Feast. His enrolment documents record her name as Kathleen.

War Service

Enlisted in Kalgoorlie, and entered Blackboy Hill camp on 12 Aug 1918. Did not reach England before armistice, and therefore ship returned to WA with men disembarking at Woodman's Point. Discharged 5th Military District 17 Jan 1919.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries 1922 - 1925 Mardella Benchman; 1931 mill hand in Mundijong; 1936 - 1937 timberman at Mt Magnet. In 1943 - 1954 Catherine was c/- Post Office Byford


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