Thomas Roydon HOGARTH

Regimental number3295
Place of birthMiddleton, South Australia
SchoolSt Peter's Collegiate School, Adelaide, South Australia
OccupationStation manager
AddressRobe Terrace, Medindie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Agnes Louisa Hogarth, Robe Terrace, Medindie, South Australia
Enlistment date27 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular

'Was named after Grandfather Thomas Hogarth who was one of the Pioneer pastoralists of South Australia. He entered into partnership with the late John Warne and their families held Strangways Springs Station for 60 years. Both J.R. Hogarth and his brothers enlisted. One W..B. Hogarth in 10th Light Horse.' Details from Wife.

FateDied of wounds 1 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Roydon spelt Roudon
Place of death or woundingBeersheba, Egypt
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 56), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Isabel HOGARTH; husband of Agnes HOGARTH, 'Doon', Angas Road, Mitcham, South Australia. Native of Middleton, South Australia

Military Medal

'During action in front of BEERSHEBA, 31st October, 1917. For conspicuous gallantry as a stretcher bearer in action. He went out under heavy machine gun and rifle fire to bring in his Troop Leader who was mortally wounded. His fellow stretcher bearer was killed and he himself brought the Officer to shelter. Three times during the action he brought wounded men to shelter under heavy fire, and was eventually wounded seriously. His was courage of a very high order, and set a magnificent example to the detachment.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Family/military connectionsBrothers: [18874] 2nd Lt William Warren Bowman HOGARTH MC, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919; 3556 Pte Vance Bowman HOGARTH, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal