Private George Buckberry

Army Number: 241246 (formerly 3841)

Battalion: 1/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Clay Cross, Derbyshire. Son of Frederick and Annie Buckberry, of 18, Wesley Street, Annesley Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire. He was a mine worker, above ground, prior to enlisting at Chesterfield, Derbyshire. He went to France 10th November 1915 and was killed in action, 8th March 1917, age 22, during the attack at Kite Copse, near Gommecourt, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, France. Plot 3. Row D. Grave 6.

Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, France.
Private George Buckberry grave

Private George Buckberry is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. John Evangelist Church War Memorial, Annesley Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire.
Kingsway Cenotaph War Memorial, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.