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PostSubject: Sgt Patrick Joseph Buckley 1/13th   Mon Nov 03, 2014 2:33 pm

Hello, Can anyone help? I am trying to research 1504, Sergeant Patrick Joseph Buckley who served with 1/13th at Kambula and Ulundi and noticed a photo of his grave posted on this site posted in 2010. What is more intriguing is that it had a photo of Patrick inset in the top right corner? Does anyone have this photo, and any information about Patrick? Many thanks, Paul
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PostSubject: Re: Sgt Patrick Joseph Buckley 1/13th   Mon Nov 03, 2014 3:43 pm

Hello Paul,

I took the photo of the grave in Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol, but the photo of Sgt. Buckley came from the 'Keynsham Light Horse' - forum member Rai England is a member of the KLH so he may be able to help with this (from memory, the original is of a family group).

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PostSubject: Hello Tim   Mon Nov 03, 2014 6:01 pm

Hello Tim,

Many thanks for responding so quickly and I'm very grateful for the information. I will try and contact Rai England and ask for help. What prompted you to find Patrick Buckley's grave? Regards, Paul

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I took the photo of the grave in Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol, but the photo of Sgt. Buckley came from the 'Keynsham Light Horse' - forum member Rai England is a member of the KLH so he may be able to help with this (from memory, the original is of a family group).

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PostSubject: Re: Sgt Patrick Joseph Buckley 1/13th   Mon Nov 03, 2014 6:47 pm

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PostSubject: Hi Dave   Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:38 pm

Hi Dave,

Many thanks for the link. Tim Needham very kindly sent me photo of Patricks head stone.

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PostSubject: Re: Sgt Patrick Joseph Buckley 1/13th   Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:41 pm

Hello Paul,

'The Keynsham Light Horse' had a fantastic website some years ago recording hundreds of Anglo-Zulu War graves including that of Patrick Buckley - they also brought out a publication called 'But Burdens Shouldered' (Tim Day) which included details of a few of these memorials. Buckley was included, & so I paid a visit using the information to take a photo.

Here's some additional info which may be of interest;

PATRICK JOSEPH BUCKLEY
1504, Lance Corporal, 1/13th Light Infantry

Born: Cork, Ireland c.1849
Married: Ann Murphy, 18th Oct 1879
Service: Attesting in Jan 1867 he served in Gibraltar, Malta & South Africa before being discharged in 1896.
Zulu War: Present at Khambula & Ulundi
Died: 12th July 1926 at 207 Clarence Rd, Bedminster, Bristol
Buried: Holy Souls RC Cemetery, Arnos Vale, Bath Rd, Bristol.

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PostSubject: Re: Sgt Patrick Joseph Buckley 1/13th   Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:04 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Sgt Patrick Joseph Buckley 1/13th   Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:45 pm

Extract from..But Burdens Shouldered. Tim Day

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PostSubject: Many thanks Tim   Tue Nov 04, 2014 5:59 pm

Hi Tim,

I'm very grateful for the additional information, its wonderful to have such help and advice.

Regards

Paul


Tim Needham wrote:
Hello Paul,

'The Keynsham Light Horse' had a fantastic website some years ago recording hundreds of Anglo-Zulu War graves including that of Patrick Buckley - they also brought out a publication called 'But Burdens Shouldered' (Tim Day) which included details of a few of these memorials. Buckley was included, & so I paid a visit using the information to take a photo.

Here's some additional info which may be of interest;

PATRICK JOSEPH BUCKLEY
1504, Lance Corporal, 1/13th Light Infantry

Born: Cork, Ireland c.1849
Married: Ann Murphy, 18th Oct 1879
Service: Attesting in Jan 1867 he served in Gibraltar, Malta & South Africa before being discharged in 1896.
Zulu War: Present at Khambula & Ulundi
Died: 12th July 1926 at 207 Clarence Rd, Bedminster, Bristol
Buried: Holy Souls RC Cemetery, Arnos Vale, Bath Rd, Bristol.

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PostSubject: Hello xhosa2000   Tue Nov 04, 2014 6:10 pm

Many thanks for posting the extract, I'm very grateful for your time, it all starts to build a picture of Patrick Buckley.

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PostSubject: Hello 1879graves   Tue Nov 04, 2014 6:15 pm

I am extremely grateful for your time in scanning and posting this information. I could not have imagined a few days ago I would be looking at Patrick Buckley's attestation and service papers. Thank You. Regards Paul
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PostSubject: Re: Sgt Patrick Joseph Buckley 1/13th   Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:07 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Sgt Patrick Joseph Buckley 1/13th   Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:36 pm

A couple more documents. First the 1901 census which shows Patrick and family in Bristol. He is 51 and a Pensioner Recruiting Sergeant. He would have been payed Two Shillings and Sixpence by the army for each recruit - nice little earner.

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Then the 1911 census. Still in Bristol and now an Army Pensioner and Lodging House Keeper. Note that he and Ann had ten children, eight of whom survived.

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PostSubject: Hello Rusteze   Wed Nov 05, 2014 9:47 pm

Hi Steve,

I just wanted to thank you for posting the census and for the information. I am truly grateful. It is quite extraordinary how much you can learn in a few days by asking the right people.

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Paul
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