Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
18/1069   Rifleman Robert James Buick
Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 23/02/2019
Personal Details
Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
 (Survived The War)
Robert James Buick was the son of William and Eliza Buick. He was born on 7th August 1895 in the Coagh area. The family lived in the townland of Derrycrin, which lies on the Tyrone side of Ballinderry Bridge. Robert left school and became a labourer. It is believed Robert James Buick enlisted on 19th November 1915. Rifleman Buick was serving with the Royal Irish Rifles when he was wounded in the summer of 1916, probably at the Somme. Rifleman James Buick was discharged on 16th August 1918 due to wounds received.
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Local Memorial Details
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1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 1 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Buick family Lists Robert James as age 5 living with the family at house 14 in Derrycrin (Eglish), Munterevlin, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Buick family Lists Robert James as age 15 living with the family at house 12 in Derrycrin (Eglish), Munterevlin, Tyrone
3 (subscription) Details of Rifleman Robert Buick
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Coagh & District in WW1