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Charles de Burgh HOGG

Regimental number10422
Place of birthSurrey Hills, Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
AddressSurrey Hills Avenue, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, T Hogg, Surrey Hills Avenue, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Previous military service48th Infantry; College and Senior Cadets
Enlistment date5 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Was a fine athlete, rowed six for Scotch in 1913. One of the Scotch Champion team winners. Was material in rounding up a spy working a wind mill in enemy interests." Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 31 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot VI, Row Q, Grave No. 8), Lesboeufs, France
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: Lieut W.T. Hogg, 29th Battalion died from wounds. Two other brothers won MC's Major J.M. Hogg, 2nd MG Coy Captain J.A.W. Hogg, 6th LTM's
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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