Alfred Wellington BUCKLAND / Annie O'NEIL

Alfred Wellington BUCKLAND / Annie O'NEIL


Husband : Alfred Wellington BUCKLAND

Male Born : 04 MAR 1868[1272] at : Crewe, Cheshire, England
Married : 27 OCT 1909at : Franklin, Ohio
Died : 29 NOV 1932at : Cookshire, Quebec
Buried : 01 DEC 1932[1273] at : Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec
Father : William Samuel BUCKLAND
Mother : Phoebe WELLINGTON
Spouses : Maria MORRISON , Annie O'NEIL , Sybil POLLARD

  • CENSUS: 1921, Paspebiac, Bonaventure, Quebec
  • OCCUPATION: Engine Fitter, 1891
  • OCCUPATION: Minister - Gospel, 1910
Notes : [1274]

Wife : Annie O'NEIL

Female Born : AUG 1867at : Ontario
Died : 13 JUL 1920at :
Buried : 15 JUL 1920at : Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec
Father : John O'NEIL
Mother : UNKNOWN RUSSELL
Spouses : Alfred Wellington BUCKLAND

Family :
  • CENSUS: 1910, Logan Ward 3, Hocking , Ohio
  • CENSUS: 1911, Portneuf, Quebec

CHILDREN

INDEX

[1274] Honourary Major Alfred Willington Buckland
Died: November 29, 1932
Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Chaplain Service
Battalion:
Canadian Corps Headquarters
Company:
Attached
Place of Birth:
Crewe, Chester, Cheshire
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
Annie Buckland, wife. 1173 DesErables Street, Montreal, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
1173 DesErables Street, Montreal, Quebec
Date of Birth:
March 4, 1868
Trade or Calling:
Clergyman
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Shorncliffe Camp, Kent, England
Date of Enlistment:
October 2, 1915
Age at enlistment:
47
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Anglican
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:

Date of Death:
November 29, 1932
Age at Death:
64
Buried at:
Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec
Plot:
L1440E
Commemorated:


Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:

Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Honourary Major Canadian Chaplain Service Canadian Corps Headquarters Attached
Honourary Captain Canadian Chaplain Service 123rd Battalion Attached
Honourary Captain Canadian Chaplain Service 49th Battalion Attached
Honourary Captain Canadian Chaplain Service 49th Battalion Attached

Son of William Samuel Buckland (2 Oct 1851-9 Nov 1925) and Phoebe Buckland (nee Willington) (Nov 2, 1841-Feb 17, 1899); husband of Maria Morrison (1857?-August 21, 1905), Annie O'Neill (1860-July 13, 1920), and widow Sybil Pollard Smith who married the twice-widowed Rev. Buckland in Montreal on November 19, 1927; father of Sapper Gilbert Victor Buckland (Service No. 1009882) and Gunner A. Alfred William Buckland (Service No.303037).

Padre Buckland joined the 5th Royal Highlanders of Canada (Militia) on Feb 1, 1886 in Montreal and served until January 31, 1896 as their Padre but was paid as a Private and seldom there because he was a Missionary/Minister in the Diocese of Rupert's Land from 1887 until 1896. Padre Buckland was appointed Honorary Captain and Chaplain in the Chaplain Services of the CEF at New Carlisle, Quebec on August 10, 1915. He sailed for Britain on September 4, 1915 and was attached to the 49th Battalion as their Chaplain on 4 Oct 15. Padre Buckland returned to Quebec City in 1918. By 1921 the now Padre (Major)was living in Paspebiac and Cox Township with his 92 year old father William Samuel Buckland and was still a minister until his father died in 1925. (2103)

Padre Buckland suffered during a gas attack in November 1915 and was invalided from France to Britain then Canada for medical care. He was temporarily assigned as Chaplain to the 123rd Battalion, Royal Grenaders, from October 11 to 17, 1916. He returned to duty as the Senior Chaplain of Canadian troops at Shoreham England on 5 Mar 1917. Capt Buckland was appointed temporary Major for this assignment from October 17, 1917 until July 26, 1918. He returned to Canada on August 3, 1918, demobilized at Quebec City and discharged from the service on December 26, 1918. He was reappointed to the active Militia on the reorganization of the Chaplain Services on December 17, 1918. Capt Buckland was attached to the Fusiliers du St Laurent on October 1, 1920 and promoted to Major until May 1, 1927. Padre Alfred Willington Buckland died at his home in Cookshire Quebec on November 29, 1932 and was buried with his second wife Annie O'Neill and son Sapper Gilbert Victor Buckland on Dec 1, 1932 at the Mount Royal Cemetery in Montreal, Quebec.

From Canada Great War Project - http://www.canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?Id=153474

[1272] Birth of Alfred Wellington Registered March Qtr 1868 Nantwich, Cheshire - Vol 8a Pg 11

[1273] Plot L1440E

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