Charles William Buck

Charles William Buck

Birth
Metropolitan Borough of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
Death 4 Mar 1920 (aged 33)
Lake Saskatoon, Grande Prairie Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Burial Lake Saskatoon, Grande Prairie Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Plot Anglican Ground
Memorial ID 158898625 · View Source
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1887 March Quarter UK birth-
Name: BUCK, Charles William
District: Wolverhampton
Volume & Page: 6b & 525

1918 March Quarter marriage-
Names: Buck, Charles W.--AND--Lawrence, Phoebe E.
District: Wandsworth
Volume & Page: 1d & 1129

Gunner Buck died of tuberculosis, which he had contracted during his war service in Europe.

From the Canadian Virtual War Memorial-
Military Service:-
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 300485
Age: 33
Force: British Army
Unit: British Tank Corps
Awards: Silver War Badge

Additional Information:-
Gunner Buck served in France from 5 June 1915. His original Regimental Number was 1352 with King Edward's Horse.
He was discharged on 2 Nov 1918 due to illness.

Son of the late Charles Alphaens Buck and Agnes Buck of Baldock, Hertfordshire, England; husband of Mrs. Phoebe E. (née Lawrence) Buck of Poplar Grove Farm, Lake Saskatoon, Alberta, Canada.
His younger brother, Private Arthur Burdett BUCK, also served and fell; he was killed in action at the Battle of Passchendaele on 1 Nov 1917 and was laid to rest in the Nine Elms British Cemetery in Poperinge, Belgium.

Gunner Charles William Buck is commemorated on Page 597 of Canada's First World War Book of Remembrance.


Inscription

IN MEMORY OF MY BELOVED HUSBAND.
SLEEP ON BELOVED,
AND TAKE THY REST.


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  • Created by: SJ Hearn
  • Added: 4 Mar 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 158898625
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles William Buck (1 Jan 1887–4 Mar 1920), Find a Grave Memorial no. 158898625, citing Saint Andrews Anglican Church Cemetery, Lake Saskatoon, Grande Prairie Census Division, Alberta, Canada ; Maintained by SJ Hearn (contributor 46864594) .