Roderick Hamilton BUDSWORTH

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BUDSWORTH, Roderick Hamilton

Service Number: 18
Enlisted: 22 December 1915, Armidale, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Ullamambri, New South Wales, 3 June 1878
Home Town: Tamworth, Tamworth Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Tamworth Public School
Occupation: Brick maker
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 November 1916, aged 38 years
Cemetery: Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 18, Armidale, New South Wales
4 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 18, 33rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Sydney
4 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 18, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Sep 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Infantry Battalion
5 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 18, 1st Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt

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Biography contributed by Jo Rose

"BUDSWORTH.— In loving memory of Private Roderick H. Budsworth, killed in action, Flers, France, 5th November, 1916. Inserted by his father, J. B. Budsworth.

BUDSWORTH.— In sad but loving memory of my dear son and brother, Private R. H. Budsworth, 1st Battalion, late of the 33rd Battalion, killed in action at Flers, 5th November, 1916. Previously reported wounded and missing. Inserted by his sorrowing mother and sister, Agatha." - from the Tamworth Daily Observer 05 Nov 1918 (nla.gov.au)

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