Sergeant Frank Buckley

Army Number: 265471 (formerly 2386)

Battalion: 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British 15 Star, British War and Victory Medal

Lived at 19, Myrtle Avenue, Sherwood Rise, Nottingham.  He enlisted at Nottingham and went to France on 25th February 1915 and was killed in action, on 1st July 1916, during the attack on the German positions at Gommecourt, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Sergeant Frank Buckley is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
Robin Hood Old NCO’s Club War Memorial, Parliament Street, Nottingham. 
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.