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Hogg, James Albert (2665/2705) aka Hogg, Bert Morrison

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 22 years 6 Months

Enlistment Details: Sunday, 4 April 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2665/2705            view online service record

91 Nott Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
James Hogg (father)
34 Capel Street
West Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 2 September 1915
Ship: HMAT Anchises A68
Port: Fremantle, WA
Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion – 8th Reinforcements

DOW: Saturday, 12 May 1917
Place: No 3 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, France

aka Bert Morrison Hogg, re-enlisted 10 July 1916.

Lance Corporal, 57 Infantry, died of wounds 12 May, 1917, aged 24. Grevillers British Cemetery, (served as HOGG, Bert Morrison).
Parents: John Morrison and Kathleen HOGG (late), brother, 455, John Thomas Hogg killed in action 18 August, 1916 Born Port Melbourne. Enlisted April, 1915 from 91 Nott Street showing his father in West Melbourne as next of kin, but after a number of disciplinary problems in Egypt, he was returned to Australia and discharged as “undesirable”. He re-enlisted in July, 1916 using an alias, his father then in Northcote.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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