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William Ross HOGGART

Place of birthBuangor, Victoria
SchoolFlinders School, Geelong, Victoria
Other trainingTeachers College and University of Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchoolmaster
Address164 St Kilda Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMrs R J Hoggart, 164 St Kilda Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceOfficer Senior Cadets
Enlistment date9 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name14th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Before enlisting was on the Staff of Melbourne Grammar School where he had charge of Cadet Corps. Killed while trying to locate a machine gun, which was firing on his lines." Details from Wife.
FateKilled in Action 27 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death27 April 1915
Age at death38
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial, II), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Warrnambool College Honour Roll ('They died for us. For Empire & Right.'). Parents: Alexander adn Elizabeth HOGGART;; husband of Mrs R HOGGART, 35 Domain Road, East South Yarra, Victoria. Native of Buangor, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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