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John Henry HOGG

Regimental number5097
Place of birthLilydale Vic
ReligionChurch of England
Address140 Chestnut Street, South Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr G Hogg, 140 Chestnut Street, South Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Work at Lihons on 11 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 17 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For gallant and distinguished service at Lihons, 11 August, 1918. He was in charge of a platoon throughout the attack. He pushed on with fine judgment and after reaching the objective directed his platoon with great coolness during the counter attack.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 35
Date: 15 April 1920

Date of death8 June 1960
Place of burialMoruya Cemetery

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