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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


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