Frank Edward Budd

Aug 18, 1877

Born in Brighton, England to Leonard George and Adelaide (nee Clapson) Budd

In October of 1901 Frank married Elizabeth Ann Wyeth on Isle of Wight, England.  Elizabeth died in October of 1908 on the Isle of Wight

In April of 1909 Frank married Mellina Davies on the Isle of Wight


Jan 5, 1915

Attested into the 21st Battalion in Kingston, Ontario


Ø  Number 1209

Ø  Next of kin given as Mrs. Mellina Budd, wife, 70 Dufferin Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Ø  Previous occupation given as Electrician

Ø  Previous military experience given as Governor General’s Foot Guard in Ottawa and 12 years in the Royal Engineers in England

Ø  Religion given as Church of England

Ø  Posted to the Headquarters Section and noted as a Piper

The 21st Battalion trained in the Kingston, Ontario area through the winter of 1914-15.


Mar 29, 1915

Admitted to Kingston Military Hospital with a diagnosis that reads Erysipelas, a bacterial skin infection


May 4, 1915

Struck Off Strength of the 21st Battalion


May 7, 1915

Medical Board in Kingston notes

Ø  Patient was admitted to hospital suffering from Erysipelas

Ø  He now also suffers from Pericarditis (a heart inflammation) and Nephritis (Kidney Disease)

Ø  His condition has been caused by his service

Ø  Probable duration of his disability is 6 months

Ø  Board recommends he be discharged from hospital and allowed to proceed home and then be re-examined in 6 months


Jun 15, 1915

Frank Budd was discharged from the CEF as Medically Unfit

Ø  Rank on discharge Private

Ø  Proposed residence on discharge 44 Bleecker St., Toronto, Ontario

On March 24, 1919 the service number 60209 was added to his file.  There was no explanation for this


Jul 10, 1956

Frank Edward Budd died in Montreal, Quebec and interred in the Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery there


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