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Archibald HOGG

Regimental number1698
Place of birthKilrea, Co Derry, Ireland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 6.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. S. Hogg, Carrnor, Kilrea, Co Derry, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date18 August 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Brisbane, 3 January 1916; proceeded to join 15th Bn, Zeitoun, Egypt, 7 March 1916.

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

Admitted to St Andrew's Hospital, Rouen, 13 August 1916 (gun shot wound to neck); transferred to 3rd London General Hospital, 25 August 1916; to 3rd London General Stationary, 16 September 1916; to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 17 November 1916; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 21 November 1916; marched in to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Weymouth, 21 November 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', from Devonport, 4 May 1917; disembarked, 4 July 1917; discharged, 18 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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