VALE JEFFREY JOHN (BUCKO) BUCKMAN – RAA
Jeffrey John ‘Bucko’ BUCKMAN passed away, after a long illness, on Sunday 5 November 2023. Jeff, a national serviceman, completed his basic training, then his Royal Australian Artillery employment training at 1st Field Regiment Holsworthy in 1967. He was posted to 107 Battery at Holsworthy and later in 1967 was posted to A (100) Field Battery in Malaysia as a reinforcement, along with around ten other 107 Battery Members. They all re-joined 107 when the Battery arrived in Malaysia in September 1967 to take over from A Fd Bty. He was discharged from the Australian Army on the successful completion of his National Service obligation in 1969 and spent most of his life in Esperance, WA. Bob was a foundation member of 107 Battery Association. He leaves behind his wife Stephanie and daughters Penny and Peta.
A Memorial Service for the Late Jeff Buckman will be held at the Esperance Bay Yacht Club on Thursday 23 November 2023 commencing at 2.00pm. A cremation will be held in accordance with his wishes.
No flowers by request, donations in lieu to the Cancer Council.
Hilton Lenard, 107 Bty Assn