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VC1080    Maurice Vincent Buckley


Name   Maurice Vincent Buckley     No.      

VC Issue No.   1080   Awards   VC   DSM  

Regiment   Australian Imperial Force, 13th (New South Wales) Battalion



Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Upper Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia

Place Of Death   Fitzroy Hospital, Victoria, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Brighton Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   28 January 1921

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   RC Section, Grave 114, Compartment B

Gazetted   14 December 1918

VC Presented   29 May 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Brighton Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

P  Display, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, National Memorial, Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Buckley Court, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, Borella Road, Peards Complex, East Albury, NSW, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, Ingleburn RSL Club, Sydney, NSW, Australia

By The Way…

He was also known as Gerald Sexton, he deserted in January 1916, re-enlisted in May using mother's maiden name of Sexton

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia



VC 1079 VC 1081
VC 1079
VC 1081

BORN   13 April 1891

DIED   27 January 1921  AGE   29

VC Won   18 September 1918   AGE   27

Place VC Won  Near Le Verguier, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War