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James George HOGAN

Regimental number5710
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs G Carbis, Military Road, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 27 February 1917

FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919

Military Medal

'For great gallantry in the field and devotion to duty as a stretcher bearer. Always first to answer the call of his comrades. Stopping at nothing to get the wounded back to the aid post - this had to be done right across the open. he did fine work on the night 22nd/23rd February 1917 in getting the wounded back to GRASS LANE near GUEUDECOURT although having to pass through heavy artillery barrage.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

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