Arthur (Pat) Buckley Plaque No.40
Pat Buckley was 1st Assistant Station Master, Bathurst from 12 July 1962 until his transfer to 5th Station Master, Woy Woy on 7 March 1970.
The son of a railway ganger, Richard Charles (Dick) Buckley, who maintained a length of line west of Molong, Pat had joined the railways permanently as Junior Porter, Molong on 15 December 1941.
Pat and his wife Olive had five children. The youngest four being Robert (Bob), Stephen, Anne and Jennifer. After the move from Molong to Bathurst the children continued their education at Bathurst South PS, Bathurst PS and Bathurst HS. Bob, Stephen and Anne are graduates of BHS.
The eldest child, Richard (Dick), re-joined the family in Bathurst when he was appointed Office Manager, Robins Shoes. A short time later Dick became the Assistant Production Manager.
Olive contributed to the activities of the Mothers Clubs at the schools the children attended. Pat was an active Brother of Lodge Barham. The family were regular members of the congregation of All Saints Anglican Cathedral.
Pat retired from his position as 4th Station Master Woy Woy on 14 June 1984.