DavidRowland BUDDEN

Regimental number720
Place of birthMuswellbrook, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMain Street, Scone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 6"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Budden, Scone, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Place of enlistmentWest Maitland, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane BUDDEN
Discharge date21 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 2 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 23 June 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 21 November 1916.

Wounded in action, 8 May 1918 (gun shot wound, right arm and thigh: slight), and admitted to 61st Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to 12th General Hospital, Rouen, 9 May 1918; to England, 21 May 1918, and admitted to 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford, 22 May 1918; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 17 July 1918; discharged on furlough, 14 August 1918, to report to No 2 command Depot, Weymouth, 28 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 20 October 1918; disembarked Sydney, ca. 19 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 21 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Daniel.
Date of death29 December 1941
Age at death58
Place of burialInglewood Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, BUDDEN DavidRowland