Post code for buckley barracks in chippenham

Nearest Match: 9 Regiment (Force Support), Buckley Barracks, Stanton St Quinton, Chippenham SN14 6BT.

Buckley Barracks, the home of 9 Regiment near Chippenham in Wiltshire, is named after Major John Buckley VC. Major Buckley was awarded the Victoria Cross for his valliant actions in defence of the Delhi Magazine during the Indian Mutiny in May 1857.

Serving as a Deputy Assistant Commissary at the time, John Buckley and his comrades took the decision to blow up the Dehli Magazine in the face of an overwhelming force of mutineers whilst they were still inside defending their position.

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Wednesday, October 25 2017

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