FOGARTY, James Joseph
(Service number 17/57)

Aliases Surname appears as Fogarty in Nominal Rolls, as Fogerty in Archives New Zealand.
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Private


Date 8 August 1886 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date 19 October 1914 Age 28
Address at Enlistment Waimate, New Zealand
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin James Fogarty, Waimate, New Zealand
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 2nd Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Veterinary Corps
Date 14 December 1914
Transport Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns France, Belguim, Germany 1918-1919
Service Medals 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date 6 June 1919 Reason End of service

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Hospitalised with VD December 1916, May 1917, and with a sprained ankle September 1919

Post-war Occupations


Date 9 May 1959 Age 71
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Chch
Memorial Reference Block9 Plot 242
New Zealand Memorials St Patrick's (Waimate) Memorial list (June 2015)

Biographical Notes

James was the son of James and Ellen Mary Fogarty (nee Costigan). He married Catherne McGuinness in 1925


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Researched and Written by

Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum); Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG

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