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Harry Fisher Buckby

Harry Fisher Buckby

Date of Birth

29 February 1888

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College, 1906-1908

Job(s)

LCC, Blundell Road, Finsbury

Service number

2048

WW1 rank

Private

Cameron Highlanders, 4th Battalion

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

17 May 1915

Location of death

Battle of Loos, France

Buried/memorial

Le Touret Memorial, France (Grave/Memorial reference: Panel 41 and 42)

Biography

Private Harry Fisher Brown was the son of Elizabeth and George William Buckby. He attended Borough Road College for two years, and played for the college team during that time. He is then listed as being destined for a teaching post at a school in Finsbury. In September 1914 Buckby joined the Cameron Highlanders. He died at the Battle of Loos on 17 May 1915 aged 27.

Sources

Entry on p.86 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Borough Road College 1905 applications, BFSS/2/9/13/4, BRCFB004, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), 1909 Annual Report