Arthur Hogan

Hogan-Arthur-and-RayName    Arthur Hogan

Number    Private 5029

Battalion   21st Battalion

Place of Birth  Melbourne

Next of Kin   His wife Mrs. Grace Hogan of Mt Eccles. He was the son of Arthur Butler and Agnes Hogan of Mt Eccles

Date and place of enlistment  Leongatha 1/3/1916

Physical details on enlistment Age 35 years 11 months,

5’ 5”, 10 stone, grey eyes and brown hair

Religion   Roman Catholic

Occupation   Farmer

Date and place of death

He was killed in action on 4/7/1918 at Hamel

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried in the Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery France

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He came from Mt Eccles, as did his family

Military History

  • Son of Arthur Butler Hogan and Agnes Barr Hogan of Mt Eccles. Husband of Grace Hogan of “Hamel” Malvern Ave Roseville NSW
  • He had a son Ray who was in force in WW11
  • 1/3/16 He enlisted in Leongatha
  • 3/7/16 He embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Ayrshire
  • 2/9/16 He disembarked Plymouth
  • 18/10/16 He was in hospital with influenza at Fargo
  • 12/11/16 He went to France via Folkstone
  • 17/2/17He was ill in hospital in Rouen
  • He went to England to recover
  • 8/8/17 He rejoined his unit via Le Harve
  • 18/8/17 He rejoined his unit
  • 4/10/17 He was missing in action in Belgium, then not missing
  • 4/7/18 He was killed in action

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