Roll of Honour
Joseph Hilliard Budge
Joseph Hilliard Budge was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, in 1896, son of Joseph Budge, Gardener, and Jessie Drysdale Budge (nee Clelland), who had married on the 6th December 1901 at The Lodge, Broomhill House, Partick, Lanarkshire. The family lived at 60 Murano Street in Firhill, Glasgow. On the 6th January 1916, Josephâ€™s father took up the position of Head Gardener at the newly erected Glasgow Provincial Training College building in Jordanhill, and the family moved into accommodation within the College grounds.
Joseph was an apprentice Engineer at the University when war broke out and enlisted as a Private in the Seaforth Highlanders. Private Joseph Hilliard Budge died on the 17th March 1917 in actions in the lead up to the Battle of Arras and is buried in the Faubourg Dâ€™Amiens Cemetery at Arras, France. His father had the words 'Well done good and faithful son' added to his gravestone.
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Burial Place: Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Find War Dead