Fogelstrom, Ernest Gottfried. Pte, 768

From Gotheburg, Sweden, Born 1887

Joined: 1st of April 1915, age 28

Taken on Strenght: Proceeded to Join M.E.F at Gallipoli 16th of August 1915, Disembarked in Alexandria 9th of January 1916. Embarked Alexandria 18th of March 1916 and Disembarked i Marseilles 25th of March 1916.

Fought in: 20th Australian Infantry Bn

Circumstances of death:

Reported missing after fights near Pozieres 26th of July 1916, but later declared killed in action 26th of July 1916. Fogelströms unit attacked German trenches, and in the beginning it looked quite good, but they didn’t succeed to keep taken ground, and Fogelström is believed to have been injured and left in the German trenches, which later are bombed, and then Fogelstrom is missing.

Awarded: 1914-15 Star, British War medal and Victory Medal

Commemorated: At the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.