Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Albert Buckley

In memory of:

Company Sergeant Major John Albert Buckley

May 3, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

447255

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

31st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 11, 1886

Commemorated on Page 209 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Willerval Canadian Cem. Mem. 43.

Location:

Orchard Dump Cemetery is in the village of Arleux-en-Gohelle, on the main road (D919) from Arras to Henin-Lietard. The cemetery lies on the left side of this road approximately 1 kilometre from the village of Bailleul-Sire-Berthoult.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Calgary Herald. Submitted of the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Southampton Cenotaph – John Albert Buckley was born in Southampton Ontario on December 11th, 1886.  He is remembered on the Southampton Cenotaph.  He enlisted in the CEF on June 12th, 1915 in Calgary.  The Southampton Cenotaph includes plaques with the names of men from World Wars 1 & 2.  The WWI list is inscribed:  "In grateful remembrance of the men of Southampton who fought and died in the Great War".

Southampton is in Bruce County, Ontario and is the oldest port on the Bruce Coast. This photograph was taken by Mr. Clive Freeman in the summer of 2002.
  • Grave Marker – A photograph of the headstone at the Orchard Dump Cemetery. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens)
  • Orchard Dump Cemetery

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