Lieutenant W.D. Buddicom MC, B Squadron, 4th Queen’s Own Hussars. Killed In Action on the 6th June 1918, Age: 24


For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an enemy attack.

He collected two Lewis guns and some men who had lost their officer and led them across the open under heavy machine-gun fire.

He then brought such an effective fire to bear that the attack was repulsed, after which he made a personal reconnaissance and brought back valuable information.

Later, he organised a party of men who had become detached from their unit, and it was largely due to his initiative that the position

THERE ARE NO DEAD,  Walter Digby BUDDICOM,  Lieutenant  Date of Death: 06/06/1918 Age: 24  Regiment/Service: “B” Sqdn. 4th (Queen’s Own) Hussars  Awards: Military Cross  Grave Reference: XXVIII. N. 10.  Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

Additional Information: Son of Major and Mrs Harry Buddicom, of Penbedw, Nannerch, Flintshire; husband of The Hon. Vava Buddicom (nee Plunkett), of Monasterevan, Co. Kildare.