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Joseph William FOGARTY

Regimental number1169
Place of birthLimerick, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCourt Hotel, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 10.25
Next of kinBrother, Patrick Alphonsus Fogarty, 12 Norfolk Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date173
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1169
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date21 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Tansferred to 3rd Light Horse Brigade Headquarters, Heliopolis, 26 February 1916.

Appointed Temporary Corporal, 2 March 1916.

Transferred to 10th Light Horse Regiment, Railhead, 9 June 1916, and reverted to Trooper at own request.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 28 August 1916; Temporary Corporal, 11 October 1916.

Found guilty, 2 December 1916, of drunkenness at Port Said on 23 November 1916: severely reprimanded.

Appointed Corporal, 29 December 1916.

Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Belah, 11 April 1917 (septic hand); returned to duty, 12 April 1917.

Admitted 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Belah, 15 April 1917 (septic hand); admitted to 54th Casualty Clearing Station, 17 April 1917, and transferred to Hospital Train; transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital, 20 April 1917 (abrasions on hands), transferred and admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, same day. Taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 26 April 1917.

Transferred to 10th Light Horse Regiment, 21 May 1917; taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, 7 June 1917.

Detached to Railway Construction Works Unit, Kantara, 17 October 1917; rejoined 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, 19 January 1918.

Found guilty, 14 March 1918, of, on 12 March, when on Active Service conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline in that he after being duly warned for guard failed to appear at the time and place of parade: reprimanded.

Taken on strength, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 6 May 1918.

Admitted to Desert Mounted Column Rest Camp, Jerusalem, 7 June 1918 (carbuncle); discharged to duty, 23 June 1918.

Appointed Sergeant, 30 July 1918.

Found guilty, Ludd, 9 September 1918, of conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline in that he failed to appear on stable parades 1200 to 1300 and 1700 to 1730: severely reprimanded.

Reverted to rank of Corporal, 6 November 1918.

Promoted Temporary Sergeant, 6 November 1918; Sergeant, Zagzig, 4 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 4 August 1919; discharged, 21 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, victory Medal

Medal stamps marked 'Returned 30/9/24'. MSBV
SourcesNAA: B2455, FOGARTY Joseph William

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