Joseph Barlogio

First Name: 
Joseph
Last Name: 
Barlogio
Date of Birth: 
Friday, September 15, 1882
Mother's Name: 
Mary Barlogio nee Daly
Father's Name: 
Lodovic Barlogio known as Fred
Date Enlisted: 
Tuesday, October 26, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
Pioneers
Company: 
1st
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Place of Death: 
Lidcombe, N.S.W.
Details: 

Joseph Barlogio (Service No 3461), was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.

At enlistment, he was single, 31 years old, worked as a labourer and lived in Woonona, N.S.W. Joseph embarked on HMAT A35 Berrima, with 19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement, on 12th December 1915. After arriving in Egypt, he was transferred to 1st Pioneer Battalion, on 10th March 1916. He arrived in France on 2nd April 1916, and saw service on the Western Front. He has no wounding recorded on file but did have a number of hospital admissions due to illness. On 9th September 1918, he was transferred to the 6th Battalion. He was returned to Australia in May 1919, and discharged on 25th August 1919.

There was a report in the papers in 1916, that he had been killed in action, but no advice that this was wrong was ever published.

Joseph never married. He died in 1959.

Joseph is commemorated for his service on the Bellambi Roll of Honour, Corrimal Memorial Park, Railway Street, Corrimal.

Joseph's brother Frederick (Service No's 3065 & 1830), and nephew John (Service No 3594), also served.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, BARLOGIO J

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