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Rank unknown Caleb Henry Buckland



Date of birth: 1865-06-16
Place of birth: Leominster Herefordshire England England
Next of kin: Ellen Mary Buckland (wife) 136 Cork St. Guelph, Ontario
Marital status: married
Occupation (attested): Clergyman
Address: Guelph, Ontario
Religion: Church of England
Date of death: 1937-03-01


Regimental number: NA
Highest Rank: Rank unknown
Rank detail
  1. Captain (Army).
  2. Rank unknown (Army).
  3. Rank unknown (Army). 1915-10-01 to 1919-01-04
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes


LAC ID: 73689
Attestation record(s): image 1
Service file: B1238-S006
Uploader's Notes: Reverend the Honourary Captain Caleb Henry Buckland was one of the organizers of the Guelph 29th Overseas Battery of Canadian Field Artillery in 1915 and its 1st Chaplain. He was the Father of #475340 Pte. Alfred Henry Buckland whose entry in Canadian Bank of Commerce RoH states that his father was a Chaplain and of 84223 Pte Ernest Harvey Buckland. Rev. Caleb Henry Buckland, M.P.P.., 286 Queen St. W., Guelph, Ont. Son of Caleb James Buckland, 238 Booth Ave., Toronto; Divinity Class; sometime Rector of St. James Church, Guelph; Chaplain Services, October 14, 1915; Capt.; attd. 29th Batty. C. F. A., llth Bgde. ; O. S. February 24, 1916; France, August 8, 1916; No. 2. Can. Sta. Hosp. August 11, 1916- April 1, 1919; rct d from O. S. July 12, 1919. Reverend C.H. Buckland of the Anglican Church returned home from WW1 to Guelph and became the Conservative M.P.P for 4 years (1919-1923) when he resigned to become Superintendent of the Childrens Aid Societies of Ontario. Reverend Caleb Henry Buckland died 1 March 1937. Rev. C.H. Buckland left a wife Ellen Mary( McTear) Buckland who died 3 March 1944 and 4 children.
Uploader's Research notes:

Reverend the Honourary Captain Caleb Henry Buckland's wife was Ellen Mary (McTear) Buckland who he married in Toronto on 11 April 1894. Chaplain Buckland saw Miltary Service in the CEF Canadian Chaplain Service from 1915 and was in France and Belgium from 8 August 1916 until 4 January 1919 and was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. His sons Pte Alfred Henry and Pte Ernest Harvey Buckland also enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.Reverend C.H. Buckland of the Anglican Church returned home from WW1 to Guelph in 1919 to enter Provincial Politics as its newly elected Conservative M.P.P. on October 20, 1919 to May 10, 1923 in the Riding of Wellington South. Rev C.H. Buckland was interred 3 March 1937 in the St. John's cemetery Norway, 256 Kingston Road, Toronto, Ontario.

[Captain Army Canadian Field Artillery 29th Battery Honourary Captain Army Canadian Field Artillery 29th Battery Honourary Captain Army Canadian Field Artillery 11th Howitzer Battery Headquarters Do not know when Reverend Buckland transtered to the Headquarters of the 11th Howitzer Battery from the 29th Overseas Battery of Field Artillery from Guelph,Ontario. ]


Date added: 2011-05-30
Last modified: 2015-08-11