Australian & New Zealand Association
Lismore, New South Wales
St Andrew
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in 50 mins (4–1–21)
1278 Minimus and Doubles
30 Grandsire Doubles and 1248 Single Court Place Minimus
1 Julia Stewart
2 Kevin Walsh
3 Margaret Weatherby
4 Pete Corlis
5 Robert Weatherby Snr (C)
6 Jonathan Laurence
Rung half-muffled to commemorate the following 100th Anniversaries:
1. The death in action of Private Patrick “Paddy” Bugden VC on 28th September 1917, aged 20 years. “Paddy” Bugden was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Ypres, Belgium during the Battle of Polygon Wood. Private Bugden silenced many enemy pillboxes and rescued numerous wounded soldiers under heavy machine gun fire and it was during one of these missions that he was killed. “Paddy” Bugden was born in South Gundurimba via Lismore and enlisted in the Army from Alstonville where his family owned the Federal Hotel. He is buried in Hooges Crater Cemetery in Belgium and his Memorial is in Bugden Avenue, Alstonville.
2. Local members of the 41st Battalion who died in the cause of freedom fighting on the Western Front.
Private Arthur BATES of Alstonville, died of illness in United Kingdom on 11th September 1917 aged 25 and is buried in Camberwell Old Cemetery, London, England
Private Leonard Charles BEGGS of Rous Mill via Lismore, died of wounds and gas in France on 4th October 1917, aged 22 years and is buried in Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinghe, Flanders Belgium
Private Francis Joseph GALLAGHER of Eureka, died of wounds on 4th October 1917 in Belgium and is buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Private Frederick Arthur GALLAGHER of Eureka, killed in action at Passchendaele Ridge, Belgium on 5th October 1917 aged 29 years. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium
The GALLAGHER brothers enlisted on the same day and served together until their deaths.
Private William Amos ELLEM of Casino, killed in action at Passchendaele, Belgium on 5th October 1917, aged 26 years . He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium
Private Henry Alexander LOVE of Lismore, killed in action in Belgium on 5th October 1917, aged 26 years and is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium
Private Henry Walter MALLAM of Lismore, killed in action in Belgium on 5th October 1917, aged 28 years. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium
Private Hector Lyall PASCOE of Casino, killed in action in Belgium on 5th October 1917, aged 22 years. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium
Private George Richmond WINDSOR, killed in action on 5th October 1917 in Belgium. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium
Private Alva Gray BAILEY of Cowper, killed in action on 10th October 1917 in Belgium, aged 19 years. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium
Private Robert Walter HOSKINS of Lismore, killed in action on 10th October 1917 in Belgium. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium died 10 October 1917
Lance Corporal James LEWIS of Murwillumbah, killed in action on 10th October 1917 in Belgium. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
Private Campbell Dixon ALEXANDER of Lismore, died of wounds in Belgium on 16th October 1917 and is buried in Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinghe, Flanders, Belgium
Private Robert West REID of Tabulam, killed in action of 16th October 1917 in Belgium. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
Private Clifden Victor HARRIS, died on 21st October 1917 in Belgium.
Lance Corporal Alexander PONT of Grafton, died of wounds on 21st October 1917 in Belgium aged 19 years and is buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3, Vlamertinghe, Flanders, Belgium.
Private Roy STANFORD of Lismore, died of illness on 18th November 1917 in Norwich, England, aged 24 years and is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
This is the fifth quarter peal to commemorate local members of the 41st Battalion who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in the period from 1916 to 1919.
"Lest We Forget"
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