Gordon Hubert Frank Budden

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Private Gordon Hubert Frank "Gordy" Budden
Life dates
12 Feb 1923 - 07 Jul 1944
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Gordon Budden (from Special Forces Roll of Honour)
Postings
Unit or location Role Posted from until
Manswood Patrol Patrol member 15 Feb 1942 14 Apr 1943
Operation Bulbasket SAS combatant Unknown 03 Dec 1944
National ID
WLND 52/3
Occupation

Living with parents Sidney & Beatrice, Market gardeners

Address
Manswood, Moor Crichel, Dorset
Other information

Left Auxiliary Units 14 Apr 1943 to join H.M Forces. Killed in Action B Squad 1st SAS in Operation Bulbasket. He is buried at Rom Communal Cemetery in France. Service number 7958191.
British Army Casualty Lists report on 4 July 1944 he had previously reported missing believed to be a prisoner of war but was now reported not missing. He was reported killed in action on or shortly after 7 July 1944.

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Budden Obit 1947 Western Gazette
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Budden obit 1945 Western Gazette
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Budden 1948 Obit Western Gazette
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Gordon Budden grave (from Special Forces Roll of Honour)
References

TNA ref WO199/3391

CWGC

Western Gazette 1945 & 1947 & 1948

Special Forces Roll of Honour