Badge Number: 88092, Sub Branch: Tea Tree Gully

FOGGO, James

Service Number: 4774
Enlisted: 11 November 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mundoora, South Australia , 17 August 1890
Home Town: Hope Valley, Tea Tree Gully, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Modbury, South Australia, 2 September 1955, aged 65 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Hope Valley Cemetery, S.A.
Memorials: Ardrossan & District WW1 Honor Roll, Hope Valley & Highbury Heroes of the Great War Roll, Tea Tree Gully Hope Valley Methodist Church and District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

11 Nov 1915: Enlisted
9 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4774, 10th Infantry Battalion
9 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4774, 10th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Adelaide
10 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 4774, 50th Infantry Battalion, Wound to the knee
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, SN 4774, 50th Infantry Battalion
21 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 4774, 50th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 4th Military District
Date unknown: Wounded SN 4774, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Robert Foggo and Mary Foggo nee Clark of Hope Valley, SA. Brother of John Henry  Foggo, Jane Foggo, Edward Foggo who returned to Australia on 1 July 1919  having served with the 48th Battalion, Robert Albert Foggo who was killed in action on 1 October 1917 while serving with the 10th Battalion and has no known grave. His name appears on Menin Gate, Ypres; Anne Mary and Helen Mary Foggo

Commenced return to Australia on 13 April 1919 aboard HT Commonwealth disembarking on the 6 June 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

On 4 June 1921 James married Dorothy Lilian McDowell in the Methodist Church, Hope Valley , SA