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Harold Sydney BUSHBY

Regimental number4162
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationCivil servant
Address14 South Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr W J Bushby, 14 South Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 January 1918
Age at death19.9
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 41), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Postmaster General's Department Roll of Honour, Commonwealth of Australia Building, Perth, Western Australia. Dedicated to 'Officers from Western Australia who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918'. Parents: William and Sarah BUSHBY, 14 South Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia. Native of Marrickville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 6236 Pte Arthur Harrison BUSHBY, 3rd Bn, killed in action, Ypres, Belgium, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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