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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Jeremiah Buckley
Name: Buckley, Jeremiah
Also known as: Buckley, John;Buckley, Sam
Rank: Private
Service Number: 1517
Place of Birth: Mosman (N.S.W.)
Next of Kin: James Buckley - Brother ; Nimmitabell, Monaro, N.S.W.
Biographical notes: Born 11 November 1882 in Nimmitabel. John and Catherine - Parents.(both deceased) Jeremiah (Sam) urged by his father to travel, went to China and there he joined the Police Force. He resigned and came home to visit his family in 1913 with the intention of further travel, taking a visit to his father and mother’s homeland of Ireland. He travelled – but not in the fashion intended. War broke out in the meantime and he enlisted with the Queensland Battalion – the 15th Australian Infantry Battalion. He was a private by rank No 1517. He was killed in action on October 31, 1915 in the Lone Pine Battle at Gallipoli. Philpott, 1562 and Lofthouse, 1046 also served in A Company.
Occupation: Rubber planter
Date of Enlistment: 11-Mar-1915
Age at Enlistment: 29
Place of Enlistment: Townsville (Qld.)
Unit: 25th Battalion, A Company
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1915-10-31
Place of Death: Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey)
Place of Burial: Embarkation Pier Cemetery (Turkey)
Memorials: Darwin Cenotaph
Service History: The SS 'Taiyuan' contingent left on the 4th March 1915 and consisted of Messrs. Neil Boyle; J. T. Johnson; L. P. Weatherby; R.W. Stirling; P. C. Reaby; G. Dickason; Jas. M. MacDonald; G. Classen; J. Buckley and J. Beattie. Northern Territory Times and Gazette reported this list. Jeremiah was in the Shanghai Light Horse for 2½ years. Embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT A60 'Aeneas' on 29 June 1915.
Related link: Embarkation Roll - HMAT A60 'Aeneas'
"Our boys at the front - report of his death", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 16 March 1916: p.15.
PictureNT : Official contingent of A.I.F.
Black over Blue : the 25th Battalion, AIF at War, 1915-1918 by Bob Doneley. Toowoomba, Qld. : USQ Press, 1997.
NT Place Names Register : Buckley Road
Roll of Honour
"Well known Darwinite courtmartialed", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 25 March 1915: p.4.
Unit War Diary
Nominal Roll
Service Record
Monaro Pioneers : photograph
Darwin Returned Servicemens' League (RSL) : A Concise History of its Conception and Development by Clive Francis Geddes. Darwin : Clive Francis Geddes, 2011: p.36.
"Volunteers for Active Service", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 1 October 1914: p.10.
Commonwealth War Graves - Embarkation Pier - Jeremiah Buckley
Gallipoli Graveyards - Embarkation Pier Cemetery - Buckley, Jeremiah.
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
Appears in Collections:Fallen ANZACs

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