Patrick Joseph Bugden

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VC885   Patrick Joseph Bugden

Name   Patrick Joseph Bugden  No.   3774   POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   885   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Regiment, 31st (Queensland & Victoria) Battalion, AIF

Later   

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   South Gundurimba, New South Wales, Australia

Place Of Death   Polygon Wood, Belgium

Buried/Location Ashes   Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke, 2 miles east of Ypres, Belgium

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot 8, Row C, Grave 5

Gazetted   26 November 1917

VC Presented   1 February 1918, Governor-General of Australia, Sir Ronald Munro-Ferguson, Australia

Memorials

P  Headstone, Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke, 2 miles east of Ypres, Belgium

Named on Roll of Honour, Panel 118, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Paddy Bugden Memorial, Bugden Avenue, Alstonville, NSW, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

Display, Hall of Valour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Bugden Avenue, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Patrick Bugden VC Gardens, Retirement Home, Suffolk Park, NSW, Australia


By The Way…

He was originally buried at Glencourse Wood, Belgium


VC Held By

Queensland Museum, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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BORN   17 March 1897

DIED   28 September 1917  AGE   20

VC Won  26-28 September 1917  AGE 20

Place VC Won   Polygon Wood, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917

Thank you to Anthony Staunton