|Place of birth||London, England|
|School||Putney Secondary School, London, England|
|Other training||Hounslow Technical School, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||32|
|Address||Perth, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||32|
|Next of kin||Father, Jacob Budd, Clyde Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of teeth)|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||6294A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||28th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Polygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium|
|Age at death||40|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panel 23), Belgium
The Menin Gate Memorial (so named because the road led to the town of Menin) was constructed on the site of a gateway in the eastern walls of the old Flemish town of Ypres, Belgium, where hundreds of thousands of allied troops passed on their way to the front, the Ypres salient, the site from April 1915 to the end of the war of some of the fiercest fighting of the war.
The Memorial was conceived as a monument to the 350,000 men of the British Empire who fought in the campaign. Inside the arch, on tablets of Portland stone, are inscribed the names of 56,000 men, including 6,178 Australians, who served in the Ypres campaign and who have no known grave.
The opening of the Menin Gate Memorial on 24 July 1927 so moved the Australian artist Will Longstaff that he painted 'The Menin Gate at Midnight', which portrays a ghostly army of the dead marching past the Menin Gate. The painting now hangs in the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, at the entrance of which are two medieval stone lions presented to the Memorial by the City of Ypres in 1936.
Since the 1930s, with the brief interval of the German occupation in the Second World War, the City of Ypres has conducted a ceremony at the Memorial at dusk each evening to commemorate those who died in the Ypres campaign.
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Jacob and Lucy BUDD, corner of George and Clyde Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia. Native of London, England|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 23 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917; marched in to 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 18 February 1917.
Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, 25 March 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged to Depot, and marched in to 7th Training Bn, 5 April 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1917; taken on strength, 27th Bn, 12 June 1917.
Transferred to 28th Bn, 12 June 1917, and allotted Regimental No 6294A.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BUDD Harry|