Patrick Joseph Bugden VC

| November 7, 2022

Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium: Action of 28 September 1917 THY WILL BE DONE NOT MINE For most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty when on two occasions our advance was temporarily held up by strongly defended “pill-boxes”. Pte. Bugden, in the face of devastating fire from machine guns, gallantly led small parties to attack these […]

Ypres Salient 2017

| September 19, 2017

For a Thousand Years Each new day here on the Salient brings something new to my being. Though we have seen many of┬áthese places before with each new step there is a new experience to feel, a new plain to watch across. Today we have traded four wheels for two, from fossil fuel to foot […]