Sidney Albert MOGER MM


MOGER, Sidney Albert

Service Number: 3101
Enlisted: 4 December 1914, Melbourne
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 1st Field Artillery Brigade
Born: North Fitzroy, Vic., 1896
Home Town: Canterbury, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Canterbury State School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Influenza and Pneumonia, 4th Southern General Hospital, United Kingdom, 3 November 1918
Cemetery: Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery
Church C 7539, Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Camberwell War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

4 Dec 1914: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 3101, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Gunner, SN 3101, 1st Field Artillery Brigade
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Gunner, SN 3101, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Borda, Melbourne
14 Feb 1918: Honoured Military Medal

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

No. 3101 Gunner S. A. MOGER, MM. 1st Field Artillery Brigade (N.S.W.) died of influenza and pneumonia at the 4th Goneral Hospital, England, on November 3 at the age of 22 years, after nearly 4 years service. The Military Medal was awarded to him for repairing damaged telephone lines under heavy shell-fire. He was wounded, but returned to duty. A son of Mr and Mrs H. A. Moger, of Canterbury, he enlisted in 1914, being then only 18 years of age, and served through Gallipoli, and in most of the engagements in France. Before his enlistment he was employed by the Tarrant Motor Company.


Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Sidney Albert MOGER was born in North Fitzroy, Victoria in 1896

His parents were Horace Albert MOGER & Eveline SAXTON who married in Victoria in 1892 - his father came from Westbury, Wiltshire, UK & his mother from Nottingham, UK


His brother Reginald MOGER (SN7268) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia in 1917