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Thomas Henry FOGARTY

Regimental number4522
Place of birthLancelot, via Peterborough, South Australia
Place of birthPetersburg, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Terowie, South Australia
Other trainingNil
Age on arrival in Australia25.9
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCockburn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Fogarty, Port Elliott, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in hospital, Le Treport, France.
FateDied of wounds 24 October 1917
Age at death25.9
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Adelaide, 16 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1917. Taken on strength, 50th Bn, 11 June 1917.

Wounded in action, Belgium, 16 October 1917 (gas poisoning), admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 16 October 1917; by Ambulance Train to 2nd Canadian General Hospital, 18 October 1917; died of gas poisoning and broncho-pneumonia, 24 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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