We remember William Henry Buckingham

We remember William Henry Buckingham

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Timeline

Timeline

1887
birth United Kingdom Source:7332611 1887
1891
location Bedford Union Workhouse, Bedford United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8538950 1891
1892
location Cottage Homes, Countersthorpe, Leicestershire United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8538121 1892 - 28th November 1901
1901
employment Tailor Leicester United Kingdom Source:8538112 29th November 1901
1901
enlistment Leicester United Kingdom Source:8538112 29th November 1901
1911
location Fort St George, Madras India military residence address Source:8538814 1911
1911
service British Army Private The Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8538814 1911
1915
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8537794 28th January 1915
1915
service British Army Private 6276 The Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8537794 10th March 1915
1916
location Glen Parva, Leicestershire United Kingdom their own address Source:8538118 15th September 1916
1916
dates Age 29 Source:7332611 15th September 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Thiepval Memorial Source:7931415
sibling Fred Billington Source:8538112
sibling Fred Buckingham Source:8538112
service British Army Private 6276 Leicestershire Regiment Source:7332611
location Cottage Homes, Countersthorpe, Glen Parva, Leicestershire United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8538121
service British Army Private 6276 Leicestershire Regiment 2nd reserve battalion leicest Battalion Source:582059
1916
death Killed in Action Thiepval France Source:7332611 Source:7931353 15th September 1916

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Henry
Initials WH
Last Name Buckingham
Source 8538954
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Buckingham
Source 8538954
Last Name Billington
Source 8538954
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Bedford Union Workhouse, Bedford United Kingdom other group residence address known 1891
Cottage Homes, Countersthorpe, Glen Parva, Leicestershire United Kingdom other group residence address
Cottage Homes, Countersthorpe, Leicestershire United Kingdom other group residence address 1892 - 28th November 1901
Fort St George, Madras India military residence address known 1911
Glen Parva, Leicestershire United Kingdom their own address known 15th September 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6276 Leicestershire Regiment 2nd reserve battalion leicest Battalion Private
British Army 6276 Leicestershire Regiment Private
British Army 6276 The Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
British Army The Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Susan Bennett mother
William John Buckingham father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Fred Billington step-brother
Fred Buckingham brother

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Leicestershire and Rutland, Soldiers Died 1914-1920 Transcription Richard56332
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Richard56332
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Anne23518
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Anne23518
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne23518
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne23518
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne23518
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Anne23518

External Evidence

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Victoria Cross Citation Anne23518
Probate Anne23518

Multimedia

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CWGC certificate Richard56332
Image of Buckingham Richard56332
Buckingham catalogue entry Richard56332
Buckingham and young people Richard56332
Buckingham wearing his VC Richard56332
Buckingham and older kids Richard56332
Posed photograph of Buckingham VC Richard56332
William Buckingham VC RICHARD122221
Wilson brothers and William Buckingham VC RICHARD122221

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We remember William Henry Buckingham