Roy Stirling FOTHERINGHAM

FOTHERINGHAM, Roy Stirling

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 24 March 1915
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Born: North Adelaide, South Australia, 30 October 1881
Home Town: Magill, Campbelltown, South Australia
Schooling: St. Peter's and Queens Colleges, Adelaide South Australia
Occupation: Stock agent
Died: London, England, 21 November 1922, aged 41 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide Rowing Club WW1 Pictorial Honour Board, Adelaide Scots Church WW1 Honour Board, Hackney St Peter's College Honour Board, North Adelaide Queens School Honour Board
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Lieutenant, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen

World War 1 Service

24 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 11th Light Horse Regiment
2 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Medic, Brisbane

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Biography

"...Lieutenant Roy Stirling Fotheringham, Australian Light Horse, from Magill, South Australia who served as a Lieutenant in the Fifth Imperial Contingent during the Boer War, leaving for South Africa on 9 February 1901 and returning to Australia on 27 April 1902. He was a 33 year old stock agent when he was appointed to the 11th Light Horse Regiment on 3 March 1915 and embarked for overseas with the 9th Light Horse Regiment from Adelaide on 27 October 1915 aboard HMAT Benalla. He saw action in France with the 25th Howitzer Brigade but was dismissed from the service in the United Kingdom by sentence of a court martial on 6 September 1917..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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