World War I
George William Buckle

George William Buckle was a Petty Officer Stoker on HMS Partridge (K/10543), he was killed 12th Dec 1917 aged 25 and is remembered on the Chatham Naval Memorial.
HMS PARTRIDGE, 12th December 1917, was in the northern North Sea off Norwegian coast and was serving with Grand Fleet flotillas, but escorting a Scandinavian convoy with sister ship "Pellew" when attacked by German destroyers "G.101", "G.103", "G.104" and "V.100 ". "Partridge" was sunk in the action but the damaged "Pellew" escaped.
He was the son of Robert and Fanny Buckle of the High St. Mountnessing, Essex.
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