John FOTHERGILL

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FOTHERGILL, John

Service Number: 195
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Broadford, Victoria, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Euroa, Strathbogie, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Euro, Victoria
Occupation: Tramway Employee
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Melbourne & Metropolitan Tramways Board HR
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 195, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 195, 6th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 195, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Birth name was John Donald Fothergill registration number 1000

At the time of enlistment he was residing at 3 Budd Street, Collingwood, Victoria

Son of Robert Fothergill and Isabella Jessis Fothergill nee McRae of 4 Camden Street, East St. Kilda, Victoria formerly of Kirkland Street, Euroa, Victoria. Brother of Mary Dinah Fothergill, Isabella Jessie Fothergill and Robert Christopher Fothergill

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