Michael Bucks

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Michael William Bucks(2 June 1940; 20 July 1997) was a Church of England priest and former Royal Navy chaplain. He was Chaplain of the Fleet, Director General of the Naval Chaplaincy Service and Archdeacon for the Royal Navy from 1993[1] until shortly before his death.[2]

Bucks was educated at Rossall School and King's College London. He was ordained deacon in 1964, and priest in 1966. After a curacy in Workington he was a Naval Chaplain from 1969 to 1997. He was also an Honorary Chaplain to the Queen from 1994 to 1997.[3]


  1. ^ Crockfords p 96 (London, Church House, 1995) ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
  2. ^ The Ven M. W. Bucks. The Times (London, England), Wednesday, July 23, 1997; pg. 21; Issue 65949
  3. ^ 'BUCKS, Ven. Michael William’, Who's Who 2017, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2017; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2016 ; online edn, Nov 2016 accessed 26 May 2017