Charles (Eagle Knight) BUCK


BUCK, Charles (Eagle Knight)

Service Number: 6476
Enlisted: 21 June 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bellevue, Tas., 2 December 1892
Home Town: Bellerive, Clarence, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Lagnicourt, Somme Sector, France, 6 April 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Clarence Honour Roll, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

21 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6476, 12th Infantry Battalion
30 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6476, 12th Infantry Battalion
30 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6476, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Elizabeth Celia GILL fmly BUCK nee SHAW and the late William BUCK

Born Charles Eagle Knight BUCK