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Hogg, John Thomas (455)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 24 years

Enlistment Details: Monday, 17 August 1914 – Albert Park, VIC

Service Number: 455 view online service record

397 High Street
Northcote, VIC

Next of Kin:
John Thomas Hogg (father)
397 High Street
Northcote, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 21 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Orvieto A3
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion

KIA: Friday, 18 August 1916
Place: France

Brother: James Albert Hogg

Private, 5 Infantry, killed in action 18 August, 1916, France, aged  25, commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France 

455  (Parents: John Morrison and Kathleen HOGG (late), brother 2145/2655, James ALBERT HOGG died of wounds, 12 May, 1917.  Born Port Melbourne, educated ?  He enlisted with he and his father shown in Northcote.  No circular was returned for either brother, they appear to have had two other brothers and two sisters, a Death Notice was inserted by a Mr and Mrs H. J. SINN of Albert Park, relationship not specified)

Additional Research by Brian Membrey

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