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Patrick HOGAN

Regimental number3045
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSeaman
Addressc/o Mrs Cushway, Lampeaux Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 2.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Victor Drury and Hogan, Solicitors, Dalby, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of medical condition: illegible)
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Place of enlistmentDalby, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Discharge date30 April 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 47th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 3 March 1916.

Trnsferred to 15th Bn, 14 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 8 June 1916.

Transferred to 4th Machine Gun Company, 13 September 1916.

Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 11 November 1916; transferred to 8th General Hospital, Rouen, 15 November 1916 (rectal abscess); to England, 20 November 1916; discharged from 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, on furlough, 20 December 1916, to report to Command Depot, Perham Downs, 4 January 1917.

Found guilty, 21 March 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 21 March, to 10 pm, 2 April 1917: awarded 13 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 26 days' pay.

Marched out to Machine Gun Training Depot, Grantham, 10 April 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Balmoral Castle' for discharge (chronic bronchitis and overage), 1 February 1918; discharged, Brisbane, 30 April 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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