1898 - 1918 (19 years)
||Harold Sydney Bushby |
||18 Apr 1898
||"The Warren," Roseby Street, Marrickville, NSW, Australia 
||Harold Sydney BUSHBY|
Regimental number: 4162
Place of birth: Sydney, New South Wales
School: Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
Occupation: Civil servant
Address: 14 South Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital status: Single
Age at embarkation: 18
Next of kin: Father, Mr W J Bushby, 14 South Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date: 23 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll: 17 September 1915
Rank on enlistment: Private
Unit name: 11th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number: 23/28/4
Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll: Private
Unit from Nominal Roll: 11th Battalion
Fate: Killed in Action 26 January 1918
Age at death: 19.9
Age at death from cemetery records: 19
Place of burial: Messines 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 Parents: William and Sarah BUSHBY, 14 South Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia. Native of Marrickville, New South Wales.
Family/military connections Cousin: 6236 Pte Arthur Harrison BUSHBY, 3rd Bn, killed in action, Ypres, Belgium, 20 September 1917.
War service: Western Front
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
||26 Jan 1918
||Killed in Action, Western Front
||Messines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 41), Belgium
||Walsh - Wilson Family Tree
||10 Apr 2009 |
||William James Bushby, b. 22 Dec 1868, 4 Harrison Street, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria d. 06 Mar 1954, East Fremantle, Western Australia (Age 85 years) |
||Sarah Jane Buhl, b. 1872, Stanhope, West Maitland, New South Wales d. 12 Jun 1958, Victoria Park, Western Australia (Age 86 years) |
||19 Feb 1895
||Elgin Street, West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia [2, 3]
||19 Feb 1895
||Elgin Street, West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
|Witnesses: Elizabeth Buhl, Job Fowles |
||William James Bushby and Sarah Jane [Buhl] Bushby|
||William James and Sarah [Buhl] Bushby|
About 1943, in Western Australia. Written on the back of the photograph by Wilfred Robert Bushby, "This was taken in the corner of our back yard."
||William James Bushby and Sarah [Buhl] Bushby|
||Marriage Certificate of William James Bushby and Sarah Jane Buhl|
William James Bushby and Sarah Jane Buhl were married on 19 Feb 1895 on Elgin Street, West Maitland, New South Wales in accordance with the rites of the Wesleyan Church. William was age 26, and an engineer. Sarah Jane was 22 and in "private life." William's parents are shown as James Bushby and Martha Aitken. Sarah's mother is shown as Elizabeth Buhl (no details for her father).
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Wilfred Robert Bushby Birth Certificate - South Fremantle, Western Australia|
The birth certificate of Wilfred Robert Bushby shows that he was born on 23 March 1914 at 14 South Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia. His father was William James Bushby, age 45 [born c.1869], a carpenter, born in Barrow-in-Furness. His mother was Sarah Jane Buhl, age 41 [born c.1873], born in Stanhope, West Maitland, New South Wales. William and James were married 19 Feb 1895 in West Maitland.
Their other children were William Job Stanley, age 18 [born c.1896], Harold Sydney, age 15 [born c.1899], Violet Alice May, age 9 [born c.1905], and Vera Lilian, age 5 [born c.1909].
||Birth Certificate of Harold Sydney Bushby - 18 Apr 1898|
The NSW birth certificate shows Harold Sydney Bushby born on 18 Apr 1898 at "The Warren," Roseby Street, Marrickville, NSW. [On Violet Alice Bushby's birth certificate, "The Warren" is on Thornley Street, Marrickville. Roseby and Thornley are parallel to one another.] Harold's father was William James Bushby, an engine driver in a butter factory, age 29, born in Barrow-in-Furness. Harold's mother is Sarah Jane Bull, age 25, from Stanhope, near Branxton. Harold was their second child: first child was William Job Stanley, age 2 years.
- [S4900] New South Wales Registry of BDM, 18 Apr 1898, Birth Registration 1898/013544 (Reliability: 3).
- [S4900] New South Wales Registry of BDM, Marriage Registration: 1895/001296 (Reliability: 3).
- [S4900] New South Wales Registry of BDM, 08 Oct 1904, Birth Registration 1904/033978 (Reliability: 0).
Parents' marriage date shown as 20 Feb 1895 on Violet Alice May Bushby's birth certificate. Marriage certificate itself shows 19 Feb 1895.