LEST WE FORGET

Air Mechanic Second Class Guy BUCKNALL

Service No: 527
Born: Majorca VIC, June 1895
Enlisted in the Army: 10 May 1916
Unit: No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Illness (Tubercular Peritonitis), England, 4 December 1917, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Harefield (St Mary) Churchyard, Harefield, Middlesex
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Guy and Isabel Bucknall. Born at Cotswold, Victoria, Australia
Place of Association: Cotswold VIC
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Air Mechanic Bucknall was serving with No. 3 Squadron in the UK when he was taken ill to hospital in Lincoln on 14 June 1917.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, BUCKNALL G

Bibliography:

Muller, P. (Peter) and Hutchinson, J. (John) Secrets Revealed: a brief history of No. 3 Squadron RAAF, Lutheran Publishing House Adelaide SA 5000, 1991
Wrigley, H.N. (Henry Neilsen) (6) The Battle Below: Being the history of No. 3 Squadron AFC, Errol G. Knox Sydney NSW, 1935

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