The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Sergeant Herbert Fogg

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Herbert Henry John Fogg

Ancestor's date of birth: Detail not provided

Ancestor's date of death: Detail not provided

Cause of Death: Stroke

Service Number: 83 and 238

Colony or State of enlistment: QLD, Place of Enlistment: Brisbane

Unit: 5 Queensland Imperial Bushman and 7 bn Australian Commonwealth Horse

Rank attained in Boer War: SGT, Date Effective: 1902

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War service.

Murray Page: 495 - 536

Contingent: Fifth Queensalnd and Third Australian

Ship: Templemore, Date of Sailing: 06/03/1901

Ship: Custodian, Date of Sailing: 19/05/1902

Memorial details: QMI Museum Enoggera, Queensland.

Decorations: DCM: A.O. 33, 1902

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: April 1900 - March 1902 in 5 QMI under Plumer in east Transvaal, Free State including defeat at Mokari Drift (27 September 1901), and Natal border campaign including stand at Onverwacht (4 January 1902). Wounded between Bethel and Standerton, 25th May 1901. The 7th commonwealth Horse left Pinkenba Brisbane, however, peace having been declared they did not proceed further than Newcastle Natal, South Africa.They embarked from Durban S.A. on the 28th June 1902 on the transport Manchester Merchant arriving in Brisbane on the 2nd August 1902 in Brisbane. The Unit was disbanded on the 9th August 1902. Pte Fogg was promoted to Sgt in the 7 bn Australian Commonwealth Horse.

Service and life after the Boer War: No details provided with registration.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Alan Fogg (Deceased - formerly of Canberra ACT)
Relationship to Ancestor: Son

Name of Descendant: Hazel Taylor, Aspley QLD
Relationship to Ancestor: Daughter


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