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Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Cecil Buller

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Place of birth:
Marital status: single
Date of death: 1916-06-02
Cause of death: Killed in action


Regimental number: NA
Rank detail

Lieutenant-Colonel, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Infantry (Army).

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Sanctuary Wood

Distinguished Service Order

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List - 2nd Mention


CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 456332
LAC ID: 74590
Service file: B1254-S024
Uploader's Notes:

Appointed Captain and Adjutant P.P.C.L.I. August 12, 1914. Lieutenant Colonel commanding the P.P.C.L.I. March 21, 1915. Commanding during the Second Battle of Ypres until wounded near Ypres on May 4, 1915. Rejoined December 7, 1915 and commanded throughout the Spring of 1916 until killed in Sanctuary Wood during the Battle of Mount Sorrel on June 2, 1916.

DSO - London Gazette #29202 Pg.#??

MID - London Gazette #29200 Pg.#6011. 2nd MID - London Gazette #24623 Pg.#??

Medal card of Buller, Herbert Cecil.

Uploader's Research notes: Source: Ralph Hodder-Williams, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 1914 - 1919, Volume Two, page 71.
[Lieutenant Colonel Army Canadian Infantry Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Mentioned in Despatches & 'A' List - 2nd Mention Mentioned in Despatches & 'A' List Distinguished Service Order ]


Date added: 2008-02-14
Last modified: 2013-12-18