Andrew Christopher FOGARTY

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FOGARTY, Andrew Christopher

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 22 February 1915, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 28 January 1885
Home Town: Kew, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: St Patricks (Catholic) College, Ballarat, Victoria, Ormond College, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 29 November 1915, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 9
Memorials: Coonamble Municipality and Wingadee Shire HR, Kew War Memorial, West Melbourne St. Mary's Star of the Sea Catholic Church Memorial Window
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World War 1 Service

22 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 24th Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Vic.
10 May 1915: Involvement Lieutenant, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Lieutenant, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
26 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 24th Infantry Battalion, Gallipoli
29 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Lt Andrew Fogarty was killed in action in the trenches at Lone Pine on 29 November 1915 as a result of a Turkish artillery barrage that collapsed a dugout and killed 31 men, wounding another 100 others.