Aircraftman Class I Douglas John BUCKLE

Service No: 14938
Born: Marrickville NSW, 29 March 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 April 1940
Unit: RAAF Overseas Headquarters (RAF Transit Camp, Iceland)
Died: Illness, 30th General Hospital, Iceland, 27 August 1941, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery, Iceland
CWGC Additional Information: on of Douglas Gordon and Clara Ettie Buckle, of Engadine, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Engadine NSW
Remembered: Panel 119, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 27 August 1941, Aircraftman Class I Buckle died of Septicaemia while in transit through Iceland from Canada to the UK.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/94/128

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