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BuckleCharles NicolaasBurgerCommando: Bronkhorstspruit. Click here to access the record in the ForumBoer Forces
BuckleCharles Schwell2984PrivateQSA (4) CC Wep Tr Witt
Source: Wepener Siege Account and Medal Roll
Cape Mounted Rifles
BuckleChristopher ReginaldMajorBUCKLE, CHRISTOPHER REGINALD, Major, was born 18 October 1862, at Norton House, near Chichester, son of Christopher Richard Buckle, of Norton House, and Caroline Cumberbatch, his wife. He was educated at Sherborne School and at the Royal Military Academy; entered the Royal Artillery, as Lieutenant, 14 February 1883; was Adjutant, Midlothian Artillery (Volunteer), and subsequently Adjutant, Royal Artillery, Isle of Wight, 26 April, 1889 to 25 June 1894; became Captain 1 February 1892. He went to South Africa, as Divisional Adjutant, Royal Artillery, 16 January to 9 August 1900; was Transport Officer 10 August 1900 to 31 October 1901; Extra Staff Officer 1 November 1901 to 5 April, 1902; DAAG 6 April to 25 September 1902. He took part in the operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, February to June, 1900; also in Cape Colony, north of Orange River, June, 1900; in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, July to September 1900; again in Cape Colony, November 1900, to December 1901; also again during operations in the Transvaal, December 1901 to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 17 June, 1902]; received the Queen's Medal with three clasps, and the King's Medal with two clasps. Major Buckle was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 26 June, 1902]: "Christopher Reginald Buckle, Major, Royal Artillery. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He was invested by the King 18 December 1902. He became Major 2 September 1901; was Assistant Military Secretary to Commander, Indian Army Corps; Assistant Military Secretary to Sir Evelyn Wood, GO Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command, 18 October 1902 to 30 September 1905. When Sir E Wood was in command of the 2nd Army Corps District, he says in 'From Midshipman to Field Marshal' "I took my Senior Aide-de-Camp, who was also Assistant Military Secretary, without ever having seen him, from the recommendation of one of the best senior officers of Garrison Artillery in the district, Colonel W W Smith, writing to him, 'Will you please recommend me a Garrison Artillery Aide-de-Camp? He must be able to ride, and must have a good knowledge of, and be keen about his work'. He named Major C Buckle, DSO". He became Brigade Major, RA, Gibraltar, 10 February 1908, to 10 October 1911; was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 11 October 1911; Lieutenant Colonel Commanding Harwich Defences, 1913; Brigadier General Commanding Harwich Fortress, August 1914; reverted to Lieutenant Colonel to command Howitzer Brigade, BEF, May 1915; promoted to Colonel 11 October 1915; Brigadier General, RA, No 6 Group, Heavy Artillery Reserve, BEF, 26 February to 4 April 1916; Brigadier General, Heavy Artillery, 7th Army Corps, BEF, 5 April to 9 July 1916; Brigadier General, RA, 17th Army Corps, British Armies in France, 10 July 1916 to 6 July 1917; Major General, RA, 2nd Army, British Armies in France, 7 July to 16 November 1917; Major General, RA, British Force in Italy, 12 November 1917. He was promoted Major General 1 January 1919; was created a CMG in 1916, and a CB in 1918. Major General Buckle married, on 13 December 1886, Elizabeth Braithwaite, daughter of Charles Colville Turner, and their children were: Christopher Galbraith, Doris Eden, Phillis Norton, Judith St John and Christian.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Artillery
BuckleF2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Duke of Edinburgh's) Wiltshire Regiment
BuckleGSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls14th Battery, RFA
BuckleG3120Private1st Battalion
Demise: Died of wounds 15 Feb 1900
Place: Koffiefontein
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
(Duke of Wellington's) West Riding Regiment
BuckleG1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Suffolk Regiment
BuckleG HSource: WO100/231City Imperial Volunteers
BuckleGeorgeSource: WO100/284Prieska Town Guard
BuckleGeorge Sydney7943PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls40th Company, 10th Btn, IY
BuckleHSource: WO100/146No 4 Mountain Battery, RGA
BuckleHSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNo 4 Mountain Battery, RGA
BuckleH31836SergeantSource: QSA Medal Rolls34th Company, 11th Btn, IY
BuckleHA Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
BuckleH OSource: WO100/231City Imperial Volunteers
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