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William Thomas HOGG

Place of birthSurry Hills, Victoria
SchoolState School, Hawthorn College and Camberwell College, Victoria
Other trainingEngineering
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFactory manager
Address'Kinnoul' The Avenue, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Thomas Hogg, 'Kinnoul' The Avenue, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the school Cadets and in Major Wabons School for Officers, Camberwell.
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name29th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Was a leading Marksman. One of the crew (3) to sailthe Rip in Sydney Harbour and also one of the crew when the Rip won the Northcote Cup." Details from Father.
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row D, Grave No. 9), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Florence HOGG, The Avenue, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Charles de Burgh was killed in action on 31st December, 1916. Brother: Temp. Major John M Hogg has M.C. Brother: Capt J.P. Wallace Hogg has also a MC Brother: Lieut Bruce Hogg was in AIF
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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