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John HOGAN

Regimental number68
Place of birthKillaloe, Co Clare, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 5.25"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Frederick Hogan, Salisbury, South Coast Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1915
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Discharge date22 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked sydney, 13 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 July 1916, and marched into 13th Training Bn, rollestone.

Transferred to 52nd Bn, 7 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 28 November 1916; taken on strength, 52nd Bn, in the field, 14 December 1916.

Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 16 March 1917 (varicose veins); transferred same day to 1/1 South Midland Casualty Clearing Station; discharged to duty, 23 March 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 25 March 1917.

Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 10 April 1917 (varicose veins); transferred to South Midlands Casualty Clearing Station, 11 April 1917; to No 1 General Hospital, Etretat, 13 April 1917; to No 4 Command Depot, Havre, 18 April 1917; discharged to 4th Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 28 April 1917.

Transferred to Australian Army Veterinary Corps, 14 May 1917; allotted to Army Veterinary Hospital, Calais, 5 November 1917; taken on strength, 7 November 1917.

On leave to England, 16 November 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 30 November 1917.

Found guilty, 11 December 1917, of being absent without leave from 6.45 am to 9.15 pm, 10 December 1917: awarded 7 days' confined to camp and forfeited 1 day's pay.

Classified 'Permanently Unfit' by Medical Board, 24 February 1918.

Found guilty, 9 August 1918, of being absent without leave (1) from 2115, 5 August, to 0730, 6 August 1918, (2) from 0900, 6 August, to 0530, 9 August 1918: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeiture of a total of 18 days' pay.

On leave to United Kingdom, 16 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 3 November 1918.

Found guilty, 4 November 1918, of overstaying leave from 5.45 pm, 1 November, to 8.30 pm, 3 November 1918: awarded 7 days' confined to camp, and forfeited a total of 3 days' pay.

Found guilty, 30 December 1918, of being absent without leave from 6.30 am to 9.15 pm, 28 December 1918: awarded 3 extra picquets, and forfeited 1 day's pay.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 13 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassy', 17 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 30 April 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged, Brisbane, 22 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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