FOGARTY, Patrick John
(Service number 74386)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||8 March 1891||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Date||18 September 1917||Age||26|
|Address at Enlistment||Waimate, New Zealand|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||J. Fogarty (father), Waimate, New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||41st Reinforcements Mounted Rifles Brigade|
|Date||10 October 1918|
|Transport||Moeraki (Moeraki then transhipped to [HMAT 17] Malta at Sydney for Suez)|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
|Service Medals||British War Medal, Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
|Date||12 October 1919||Reason||End of service|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||29 February 1972||Age||80|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||RSA plot 36, block 15|
|New Zealand Memorials||St Patrick's (Waimate) Memorial list (June 2015)|
Patrick was the son of James and Ellen Mary Fogarty nee Costigan. Patrick's siblings were John Francis (1895-1918), James (b.1887), Lawrence (b.1884), plus four sisters.
Patrick was called up in 1917 but appealed in October 1917, stating he was a farmer and had crops to harvest. His call up was subsequently deferred until 7 January 1918. He eventually embarked, sailing to Suez and arrivng on 18 Nov 1918. He served in Moscar and Ismalia before returned to New Zealand on 23 July 1919, where he was discharged on 12 October 1919.
Patrick married Margaret Anne Murphy (1896-1973) in 1921.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database (May 2015); Archives New Zealand; New Zealand BDM Historical Records online; Waimate Cemetery records
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Researched and Written by
Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum); Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG
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