Flight Lieutenant John Morton BUCKLE

Service No: 4647
Born: Williamstown VIC, 14 June 1903
Enlisted in the RAAF: 17 September 1934
Unit: No. 1 Engineering School, Ascot Vale VIC
Died: Illness, Heidelberg VIC, 25 February 1943, Aged 40 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Morton William and Mary Ellen Buckle; husband of Marjorie McConnell Buckle, of Brighton
Roll of Honour: Brighton VIC
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 25 February 1943, Flight Lieutenant Buckle (Administrative and Special Duties) was admitted to No. 6 RAAF Hospital, Heidelberg, suffering from cancer of the stomach. He died at 0330 hours on the 4 September 1943.


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, 166/6/78

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