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Mervyn Chandos BUCKEY Edit Profile

colonel , United States Army

Mervyn Chandos BUCKEY, Colonel, United States Army. Member of (Honorary) Sons of the American Revolution; Naval and Military Order Spanish-American War; Sons of Revolution (S.R.); Military Order World War; Sojourners; Masons 32°.

Background

BUCKEY, Mervyn Chandos was born on April 11, 1873 in Buckeystown, Maryland, United States. Son of Thomas William T. and Louisa Clemson (Packett) Buckey.

Education

United States Military Academy, 1897. School Submarine Defense.

Career

Colonel, Field Artillery, National Army, 1917. Lieutenant Colonel, C.A.C., 1917. Colonel, 1920; awarded Distinguished Service Medal, Commander Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus (Italy), Commander Crown of Italy, War Cross of Czecho Slovacia, of Italy, Silver Medal of Montenegro, Commander, Danilo.

First Service Medals for Spanish-American War, Porto Rico, Philippine Insurrection, World War, Station Army. Commander, Order Solaridad (Panama). President, Buckey and Company, Incorporated.

Secretary, National Morgage and Investment Corp.

Membership

Member of (Honorary) Sons of the American Revolution. Naval and Military Order Spanish-American War. Sons of Revolution (S.R.).

Military Order World War. Sojourners; Masons 32°. Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia), Army and Navy of American, (New York City), Chevy Chase (Washington, District of Columbia).