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John HOGAN

Regimental number2615
Place of birthAlexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolConvent School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
Address65 Elizabeth Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinUncle, William Burgess, 65 Elizabeth Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 April 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Canberra on 16 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 21 October 1918
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death17.9
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 189), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Family/military connectionsFather
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine.

Embarked Sydney, 16 November 1917; disembarked Suez, Egypt, 21 December 1917, and marched into Reinforcements Camp, Moascar, the same day.

Marched into 4th Light Horse Training Regiment for duty with Australian Medical Corps Training Cadre, 3 January 1918.

Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 25 January 1918 (gastritis); discharged, 8 February 1918, and marched into Port Said Rest Camp the same day.

Admitted to No 14 Australian General Hospital, 20 February 1918 (itch); discharged, 15 March 1918, and marched into Port Said Rest Camp the same day.

Marched into 4th Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 3 April 1918.

Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 12 April 1918 (not yet diagnosed); discharged, 15 April 1918; marched into Australian Medical Corps Details, Moascar, 16 April 1918.

Taken on strength of No 14 Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 18 April 1918.

Struck off strength of No 14 Australian General Hospital, 7 June 1918; taken on strength of 4th Australian Light Horse Field Ambulance, Solomon's Pools, 15 June 1918.

Admitted to Australian Reception Station, 29 September 1918; transferred, 1 October 1918; embarked Haifa, 8 October 1918; disembarked Alexandria, 10 October 1918; to No 31 General Hospital, Abbassia, 11 October 1918 (acute bronchitis, dangerously ill).

Died, No 31 General Hospital, 21 October 1918 (pneumonia, and malaria).

Buried by Chaplain J. Prendergast, British Cemetery, Cairo, 22 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOGAN John

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