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Harold Sydney Bushby

Male 1898 - 1918  (19 years)


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  • Name Harold Sydney Bushby 
    Born 18 Apr 1898  "The Warren," Roseby Street, Marrickville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Harold Sydney BUSHBY

    Regimental number: 4162

    Place of birth: Sydney, New South Wales

    School: Public School, Sydney, New South Wales

    Religion: Congregational

    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.

    Other details:

    War service: Western Front

    Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

    http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au:8080/showPerson?pid=41107 
    Died 26 Jan 1918  Killed in Action, Western Front Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Messines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 41), Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I513983579  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2009 

    Father William James Bushby,   b. 22 Dec 1868, 4 Harrison Street, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1954, East Fremantle, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Sarah Jane Buhl,   b. 1872, Stanhope, West Maitland, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1958, Victoria Park, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1895  Elgin Street, West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Marriage Witnesses 19 Feb 1895  Elgin Street, West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses: Elizabeth Buhl, Job Fowles 
    Photos
    William James Bushby and Sarah Jane [Buhl] Bushby
    William James Bushby and Sarah Jane [Buhl] Bushby
    William James and Sarah [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
    William James Bushby and Sarah [Buhl] Bushby
    Documents
    Marriage Certificate of William James Bushby and Sarah Jane Buhl
    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).
    Family ID F505778197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Wilfred Robert Bushby Birth Certificate - South Fremantle, Western Australia
    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
    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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4900] New South Wales Registry of BDM, Birth Registration 1898/013544 (Reliability: 3), 18 Apr 1898.

    2. [S4900] New South Wales Registry of BDM, Marriage Registration: 1895/001296 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S4900] New South Wales Registry of BDM, Birth Registration 1904/033978 (Reliability: 0), 08 Oct 1904.
      Parents' marriage date shown as 20 Feb 1895 on Violet Alice May Bushby's birth certificate. Marriage certificate itself shows 19 Feb 1895.