Remembering Driver Arthur William Bugg died 2 November 1915

Arthur William Bugg's picture.Source: from The WW1 Pictorial Roll of Honour, www.vic.ww1anzac.com/bu.html

Arthur William Bugg’s picture.Source: from The WW1 Pictorial Roll of Honour, http://www.vic.ww1anzac.com/bu.html

Remembering Australian Arthur William Bugg of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne staff who died on active service on or around  2 November 1915.

https://worldwarzoogardener1939.wordpress.com/2015/02/02/buggs-life-and-death-royal-botanic-gardens-melbourne-staff-memorial-tree/

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne staff memorial tree  (Photo by Graham Saunders via Monuments Australia website)

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne staff memorial tree (Photo by Graham Saunders via Monuments Australia website)

His Bugg family relatives met at the memorial tree earlier this year:

https://worldwarzoogardener1939.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/54606/

Arthur died at Heliopolis, Egypt on 2nd November 1915 aged 20 as a result of meningitis.

Cairo War Memorial Cemetery (image CWGC website)

Cairo War Memorial Cemetery (image CWGC website)

He is buried in the Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt and is also remembered on the headstone of his maternal grandparents, William and Ellen Currell, in St. Kilda Cemetery, Melbourne. He is also remembered on panel Number 181 of the Australian National War Memorial.

Arthur William Bugg, remembered.

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne staff memorial tree plaque (Photo by Graham Saunders via Monuments Australia website)

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne staff memorial tree plaque (Photo by Graham Saunders via Monuments Australia website)

Posted on 4 November 2015 (2 days late due to a scheduling error) by Mark Norris, World War Zoo Gardens project, Newquay Zoo.

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