Arthur Henry MOGG

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MOGG, Arthur Henry

Service Number: 2460
Enlisted: 26 April 1916, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 20 January 1884
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds (mustard gas shell), 1st Southern General Hospital – Stourbridge Section, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom, 6 May 1918, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Stourbridge Cemetery
Stourbridge Cemetery, Stourbridge, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW1, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 1 Service

26 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2460, Toowoomba, Queensland
19 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2460, 49th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2460, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane
25 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2460, 49th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, Gassed

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

The summary below was completed by Cathy Sedgwick – Facebook “WW1 Australian War Graves in England/UK/Scotland/Ireland 

Died on this date – 6th May…… Private Arthur Henry Mogg was born on 20th January, 1884 in London, England.

According to information provided by his parents for the Roll of Honour – Arthur Henry Mogg came to Australia when he was 3 years old.

Arthur Henry Mogg enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) on 24th April, 1916 as a 32 year old, single, Labourer from Toowoomba, Queensland.

On 19th September, 1916 Private Mogg, Service number 2460, embarked from Brisbane, Queensland on HMAT Seang Choon (A49) with the 49th Infantry Battalion, 5th Reinforcements & disembarked at Plymouth, England on 9th December, 1916.

Reinforcements were only given basic training in Australia. Training was completed in training units in England. Some of these were located in the Salisbury Plain & surrounding areas in the county of Wiltshire.

He was marched in to 13th Training Battalion in England on 10th December, 1916 & proceeded overseas to France via Folkestone on S.S. Princess Victoria on 8th February, 1917. Private Mogg was marched in to 4th A.D.B.D. (Australian Divisional Base Depot) at Etaples, France on 9th February, 1917 & proceeded to join his Unit from 4th A.D.B.D. on 11th February, 1917. Private Mogg was taken on strength of 49th Battalion in the Field on 13th February, 1917 from Reinforcements.

Private Mogg was admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance on 7th April, 1917 with Trench Feet then transferred & admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance on 8th April, 1917. He was transferred & admitted to 56th Casualty Clearing Station on 11th April, 1917 then transferred to Ambulance Train 11 on 12th April, 1917. Private Mogg was admitted to 1st General Hospital at Etretat on 13th April, 1917. He was transferred to Havre, France & embarked for England on 24th April, 1917 on Hospital Ship Panama.

He was admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, England on 25th April, 1917 with Trench Feet. He was discharged for furlough on 2nd June, 1917 & was to report to Training Depot at Wareham on 18th June, 1917.

On 20th August, 1917 Private Mogg proceeded overseas to France via Southampton from Overseas Training Depot at Perham Downs, Wiltshire. He was marched in to 4th A.D.B.D. (Australian Divisional Base Depot) at Havre, France on 21st August, 1917. Private Mogg proceeded from 4th A.D.B.D. on 30th August, 1917 & rejoined his Unit in the Field on 7th September, 1917.

He was reported to be with his Unit on 24th February, 1918 (this usually occurred as a check when no entries had been made on Casualty -Active Service form.)

Private Arthur Henry Mogg was wounded – Gassed on 25th April, 1918. He was admitted to 25th Field Ambulance on 26th April, 1918 – Gassed shell Mustard then transferred on the same day to 5th Casualty Clearing Station. Private Mogg was transferred to Ambulance Train 25 on 27th April, 1918 & admitted to 9th General Hospital at Rouen, France on 28th April, 1918. He was invalided to England on 1st May, 1918 on Hospital Ship Panama.

Private Arthur Henry Mogg died at 1.25 pm on 6th May, 1918 at 1st Southern General Hospital – Stourbridge Section, Birmingham, England from wounds - Gassed shell Mustard.

He was buried in Stourbridge Cemetery, Stourbridge, West Midlands, England where 12 other WW1 Australian War Graves are located.

(The above is a summary of my research. The full research can be found by following the link below)
https://ww1austburialsuk.weebly.com/stourbridge.html

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