Thomas HOGG

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HOGG, Thomas

Service Number: 1780
Enlisted: 15 January 1915, Enlisted at Townsville, QLD
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: St Cyrus, Scotland, United Kingdom, 1878
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 22 October 1917
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Plot XX11, Row D, Grave 14
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1780, Enlisted at Townsville, QLD
8 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1780, 9th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
8 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1780, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Brisbane
4 Dec 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, At Lemnos
12 Sep 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Bombardier, In the field
8 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, In the field
22 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1780, Third Ypres, Shell wounds - compound fracture of the right femur, right knees, hand and both feet
22 Oct 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 1780, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Brother of William Hogg of Mill Street, Montrose, Scotland

His brother said that Thomas has left Scotland for South Africa in 1902 where he lived for five years. He then left South Africa for New York where he lived for another four years before leaving for Australia where he arrived in 1912

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