Bugden, Patrick Joseph b. March 17, 1897 d. September 28, 1917 World War I Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. Born in Tatham New South Wales, Australia, he served as a Private in the 31st Battalion, Australian Imperial Force. During actions at the Polygon Wood near Ypres, Belgium, on the dates of September 26-28, 1917, on two occasions, when the battalion was held up by intense fire from machine-guns, Private Bugden led small parties to silence the enemy posts. Five times he rescued wounded men trapped by intense shelling and machine-gun fire. Once, seeing...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ypres (Ieper), West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium Plot: VIII.C.5.