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Pte. Wilfred John Bucknell

Australian Army 33rd Btn. D Coy.

from:Nullamanna, Inverell, New South Wales

(d.7th Jun 1917)

Wilfred Bucknell was born in Chelmsford, Essex, England and attended Maldon Grammar School in Essex. He arrived in Australia with his family in 1910 at the age of 17 and became a farmer at Spring Vale, Nullamanna, Inverell, New South Wales. He was killed in action on the 7th of June 1917 during the first attack of the Battle of Messines. He was 24 years old and has known grave.











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