Frank Edward Buckell


1899 Jun 3 Born Cork, Ireland (exact date from RAF record and RIC)

1901 census at 4 Saint Mary's Villas, Cork

1911 census at 7 Bath Terrace Gosforth Newcastle on Tyne

1918 May 9. "Fit as pilot" Officer Cadet in RAF. His rank is never increased from "Cadet" so one assumes he was never commissioned - there is no record.

1918 Jul 7 Discharged from RAF. His record has very little on it, but he does not appear to have been commissioned

1921 Jul 2. Accepted in Ireland. Joined ADRIC with service no 2091. Posted to Depot Coy.

1922 Jan 27. discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1926 Sep 25 Married in London to Evelyn Elsie McCarthy. Witnessed by his father, Lionel E Buckell

1927 Dec 30. Leaves UK with his wife for Australia

1939 Register at Ealing with wife Evelyn at Ealing, Middlesex. Occupation Sales Engineer Aircraft

1969 Jul/Sep died age 70, Surrey N.W. (it links back to correct date of birth)