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Thomas HOGGETT

Regimental number9311
Place of birthNewcastle on Tyne, England
SchoolElswich Road, Council School and Elswich Commercial classes
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressRiver Street, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinJanet Hustler, River Street, Newport, Victoria
Previous military serviceFrom the age of 18 he was a member of the 7th A.G.A.
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"While attending the Commercial classes at Elswick Schools he passed every subject with distinction. He died of Bronchitis." Details from Mother.
FateDied of disease 17 December 1916
Place of death or wounding36 Casualty Clearing Station
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row F, Grave No. 13), Mericourt-L-Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Janet HUSTLER (formerly HOGGETT), "Tynedale", River Street, Newport, Victoria and the late Thomas HOGGETT. Native of Newcastle-on-Tyne, England

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