The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Private William Pagden

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: William Geering Pagden

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/10/1873

Ancestor's date of death: 30/08/1943

Cause of Death: Heart Attack

Service Number: 1227

Colony or State of enlistment: VIC, Place of Enlistment: Melbourne-Bathurst

Unit: 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: Detail not provided

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Detail not provided

Murray Page: 296

Contingent: 5th Victorian

Ship: Orient, Argus or City of Lincoln, Date of Sailing: 15/02/1901

Decorations: Detail not provided

Personal Characteristics: Did not accept pension when awarded. He had a nickname of Pluger, he was also an excellent horseman.

Reasons to go and fight: Patriotic duty to England.

Details of service in war: Slightly wounded at Wilmansrust 12th June 1901

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Alfred Pagden, Walkerton QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Son

Name of Descendant: Graham Pagden, Tura Beach NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Son

Name of Descendant: Graham William Pagden, Glen Innes NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: grandson

© Royal Australian Armoured Corps Association NSW, ABN 49709547198
Site Sponsored by Cibaweb, PO Box 7287, PENRITH SOUTH NSW 2750, AUSTRALIA
Click to contact
website designed and maintained by cibaweb Site Disclaimer

go to top of page
RUSI of NSW Boer War Battlefields