HOGAN, Henry Joseph
(Service number 7/65)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Trooper|
|Date||18 July 1886||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Care of N. Ruddenklau, Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Marital Status||Single; married 1915|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Mary HOGAN (mother), Norton Reserve, Waimate; Mrs Annie HOGAN (wife), Main South Road, Hornby|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
|Date||16 October 1914|
|Transport||Tahiti or Athenic|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Wounded mid 1915. Lost right leg.
|Date||13 January 1982||Age||95 years|
|Place of Death||Christchurch|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch|
|Memorial Reference||Area S 1E, Plot 124|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Henry Joseph Hogan, born on 18 July 1886 at Waimate and known as Harry, was the eldest son and the second of the fourteen children born to Martin and Mary (née Cleaves) Hogan. A farmer at Waimate, he named his mother, Mrs Mary Hogan, Norton Reserve, Waimate, as next-of-kin. After his marriage to Annie Booker on 28 September 1915 at Christchurch, his wife became next-of-kin. Wounded in mid 1915, Henry lost his right leg and returned home convalescent per the “Tahiti” in September.
Henry Joseph Hogan died on 13 January 1982 at Christchurch, aged 95 years, and was buried in a services plot in Ruru Lawn Cemetery. Five Hogan brothers enlisted for in World War I - Henry Joseph, Michael, Martin Joseph and John Joseph who all served overseas, and William Francis whose service was at home.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 June 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 June 2020]; Ruru Lawn Cemetery headstone transcription [13 June 2020]; Ruru Lawn Cemetery burial record (Christchurch City Council) [13 June 2020]; Waimate Daily Advertiser (attachment), 21 & 25 August 1915, 14 & 16 September 1915 (Papers Past) [30 June 2016; 16 June 2020]
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