Robert Albert FOGGO


FOGGO, Robert Albert

Service Numbers: 2643, 2643B, 2643A
Enlisted: 24 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hope Valley, 21 March 1896
Home Town: Hope Valley, Tea Tree Gully, South Australia
Schooling: Hope Valley Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 1 October 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hope Valley & Highbury Heroes of the Great War Roll, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Tea Tree Gully Hope Valley Methodist Church and District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1915: Enlisted
27 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2643, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
27 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2643, 27th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
27 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 27th Infantry Battalion, From 10th Battalion
1 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, SN 2643B, 10th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
Date unknown: Involvement SN 2643A, 10th 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, James Foggo who returned to Australia on 13 April 1919  having served with the 50th Battalion, Edward Foggo who returned to Australia on 1 Jult 1919 having served with the 48th Battalion, Anne Mary and Helen Mary Foggo

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