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John Leo FOGARTY

Regimental number2032
Place of birthNarioka, Victoria
SchoolConvent School, Berrima, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse-driver
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Fogarty, Doon Doon Creek, Uki, Tweed River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried Bailleul.
FateDied of wounds 6 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 247), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret FOGARTY, Doon Doon, Uki, New South Wales. Native of Narioka, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBorther: 2033 Gunner Michael Alphonso FOGARTY, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 7 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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