1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Joseph Buckley-Mellor

Contributed by: K Baldwin, on 2008-11-08

Joseph Buckley-Mellor
First Name Joseph
Surname Buckley-Mellor
Year of Birth 1885
Year of Death 1914
Regiment South Lancashire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Warrington, Lancashire

Joseph's Story

Called up as a reservist after serving in India, Joseph joined the BEF

Joseph fought at the first battle of Ypres salient before marching south to the successful first battle of the Marne. Advancing north again, Joseph was killed at Nueve Chappelle 28/10/1914. leaving behind a wife and two baby girls. (one was my mum). Remains were never recovered, Joseph is remembered at the war memorial at Le Touret

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