William George BUCK

Badge Number: SA11167, Sub Branch: State
SA11167

BUCK, William George

Service Number: 5055
Enlisted: 3 December 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wentworth, New South Wales, 29 December 1894
Home Town: Brompton, South Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Adelaide, South Australia, 23 February 1979, aged 84 years
Cemetery: Cheltenham Cemetery, S.A.

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World War 1 Service

3 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5055, Adelaide, South Australia
25 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5055, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Adelaide
25 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5055, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Sep 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 27th Infantry Battalion
5 Nov 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 5055, 27th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt
26 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 27th Infantry Battalion
7 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 27th Infantry Battalion
22 Mar 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 5055, 27th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, 2nd occasion - GSW (left shoulder)
10 Jul 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 5055, 27th Infantry Battalion

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