Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Buggey Lane (Sidney)
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- Street Name: Buggey Lane
Name of Veteran: Sidney Buggey July 11, 1922-April 5, 2012
Rank: Leading Seaman
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1940 to 1941
Year of Visit/Dedication: 2001
Veteran or Family Visit: Sydney Buggey
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: No
Died at Battle: No
Sidney was born in Wendover Bucks on July 11, 1922. He joined the Royal Navy in April 1939 and first served on HMS Bagshot. From there he served on the Ajax, then joined the Royal Navy Commandos from 1943 to 1946. Commando units were established during WW2 to carry out various tasks associated with establishing, maintaining and controlling beachheads during amphibious operations. In 1946 he returned landing craft to the United States.
Before the war Sidney was a Baker’s apprentice and after worked at Lucas Furniture Store as the General Manager. He married Nora and had two sons.
Sidney served alongside his brother Henry on HMS Ajax and his plaque was placed beside Henry’s tree and plaque in 2001.
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