Cyril W.C.Wasey was an observer with 16.Sqdn. RFC. On 28 Oct 1917 he and his pilot 2/Lt E.H. Keir were on a Artillery Obseration Patrol when their R.E.8 A4426 was attacked by a patrol of fighters from Jasta 17. Vfw.Buckler claimed the R.E.8 at 4.05 pm near north of Mont St.Eloi. The british plane crashed near Carency, killing the crew.
This was Bucklers 20. kill. Buckler had just shot down another crew of 16.Sqdn. only 4 days before on 24 Oct 1917.
Casey was burried on Aubigny Comunal Cemetery Extension which is located approximately 15 km north-west of Arras.
Nec aspera terrent!