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William Buckingham
Birth: Feb., 1886
Death: Sep. 15, 1916

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Leicester, England, he served as a Private in the 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment, British Army. During actions at Neuve-Chapelle, Franch, on March 10 to 15, 1915, Private Buckingham was wounded in the chest. Despite his injury, he rescued and rendered aid to other comrades wounded whilst exposed to heavy fire. For conspicuous acts of bravery and devotion to duty, he was awarded the Victoria Cross and was later killed in actions at Thiepval, France. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Thiepval Memorial
Thiepval
Departement de la Somme
Picardie, France
Plot: Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 2C and 3A (No Known Grave)
 
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Record added: Sep 25, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9519343
William Buckingham
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