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Joseph HOGARTH

Regimental number1725
Place of birthWellington Vale, Deepwater, New South Wales
SchoolToowoomba School, Toowoomba, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie C Hogarth, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceHe Served as a Private in the Boer War.
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He served in Gallipoli until the evacuation in France. He was overseea on Oondooroo Station, owned by Ramsay Bros. and worked there for several years before managing his own property. Messrs Ramsay held him in high esteem and confidence. From boyhood he was a marvelous rider and he rode the Ramsay Bros. horses at the Whiton Picnic. Died of Peritonitis." Details from Mother.
FateDied of disease 9 March 1918
Place of death or woundingWesthoek, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death39
Place of burialCowley (St. Lawrence) Churchyare (Australian, 47), Middlesex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ann CUNINGHANE, Balgownie, Cambooga, Queensland
Family/military connectionsTwo brothers were members of the AIF Alexander Fosber Hogarth died. Angus David returned. A third brother was 2nd Lieut A.L. Hogarth Imperial Force.

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