Mervyn FOGARTY

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FOGARTY, Mervyn

Service Numbers: 3519, 89
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Signal Company
Born: Taringa, Queensland, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds - abdomen, At sea on board HS Gascon off Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, 29 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Rev. L. Warner officiated Panel 11
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, East Brisbane War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 3519, 1st Divisional Signal Company, Enlisted at Brisbane
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Sapper, SN 89, 1st Divisional Signal Company, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Sapper, SN 89, 1st Divisional Signal Company, HMAT Karroo, Melbourne
24 Dec 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Driver, 1st Divisional Signal Company, In the field
29 May 1915: Involvement Driver, SN 3519, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Jessie Amelia Fogarty of 500 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, QLD; brother of Vivienne May Fogarty and Jessie Amelia Fogarty

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

Also served in the cadets for 3 years