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Pvt William Fowler Bucke, Jr

Pvt William Fowler Bucke, Jr

New York, USA
Death 1 Dec 1944 (aged 38)
Burial Geneseo, Livingston County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 70196983 · View Source
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William served as a Private in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on March 31, 1943 in Rochester. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Married.

William died as a result of a "Non Battle" related incident during the war.

His father, Dr. William Fowler Bucke, Sr. resided in Geneseo, New York.

Service # 32836388

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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The Livingston Republican - Thursday July 1, 1948

Military funeral services for Pvt William Fowler Buck, Jr, native of Geneseo and former Rochester resident who died December 1, 1944 at Blake New Guinea, were conducted yesterday afternoon in Geneseo. Burial was in Temple Hill Cemetery.

Pvt Bucke was born December 29, 1905, a son of the late Dr. and Mrs. William Fowler Bucke. After graduating from Geneseo high school he received his degree from Oberlin college in Ohio in 1928 and taught in Pittsburgh, Pa., public schools until 1928. In 1940 he entered the employ of the Bausch & Lomb Optical company, Rochester, where he remained until entering military service in 1943. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Marion Webb Bucke of Rochester.

Burial Location & Article found by: Anne Cady





  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 22 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70196983
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William Fowler Bucke, Jr (29 Dec 1905–1 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70196983, citing Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo, Livingston County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .