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Roger Francis HOGAN

Regimental number4548
Place of birthBirchip, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBirchip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 9.5"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget Matilda Hogan, Birchip, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of hammer toe)
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death29 July 1918
Age at death29
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Cemetery is 4 1/4 miles north-east of Corbie
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 16 December 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 18 February 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 12 October 1917; taken on strength, 29th Bn, in the field, 26 October 1917.

Detached to 8th Brigade Lewis Gun School, 8 February 1918; rejoined Bn, 28 February 1918.

Killed in action, 29 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOGAN Roger Francis

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