WALTER ARTHUR CHARLES BUCKMAN

known as ARTHUR.

 

Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Died: 7th May 1917; age 22; Died of Wounds.

Residence: Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire

Enlistment Location: Cheshunt, Hertfordshire.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 33131

Regiment: Essex Regiment, 10th Battalion, ‘A’ Coy.

Formerly 31032, Bedfordshire Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

I.F.11.

Bucquoy Road Cemetery,

Ficheux,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Harry & Emily Buckman, of 18, Dover Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   5, Dover Road, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 6 years old and living with his parents, siblings & cousin.

Harry Woodthorpe Buckman, 37, a Quay Labourer, born Burgh, Suffolk.

Emily Buckman (nee Goodchild), 39, born Capel St. Mary, Suffolk.

Charlotte May Buckman, 11, born Ipswich.

Dorothy Daisy M. Buckman, 10, born Ipswich.

Edward Harry Buckman, 8, born Ipswich.

William Frank Buckman, 5, born Ipswich.

Frederick Woodthorpe J. Buckman, born Ipswich.

Edith Maud Buckman, 10 months, born Ipswich.

Nellie Waspe, 20, a Boot Finisher, born Ipswich.

 

1911   18, Dover Road, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 16 years old, a Gardener’s Assistant – Mark’s Gardening. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Harry, Maltster’s Labourer.

Emily, 49.

Daisy, 20.

Harry, 18, an Iron Wheel Labourer.

Frank, 15, a New’s Boy.

Frederick, 13, a New’s Boy/School.

Maud, 10.

Hugh Ralph Buckman, 6, born Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Emily Buckman – mother.

 

Arthur is also remembered on the war memorial at ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH, Ipswich.

 

Essex Regiment, 10th Battalion:http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/essex-regiment/

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