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Regimental number809
Place of birthGoornong, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPolice constable
Addressc/o G Hogben, South Yarra Police Station, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Hogben, Bayne Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military service2nd Battalion, 8th AI Regiment, Bendigo Militia
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 June 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*D spelt David
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death10 May 1915
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRedoubt Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. II), Helles, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Elizabeth HOGBEN, Bayne Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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