HOGBEN, Edward Noel McLachlan
(Service number 45868)

Aliases Noel
First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Teacher
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin George Hogben (father) 32 Crescent Road, Khandallah, Wellington,NZ
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 26th Reinforcements Specialist Company, Machine - Gun Section
Date 6 September 1917
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date Age
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Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of George and Emily Frances Hogben.Father was headmaster TBHS 1889-1899. Of

the three sons of Mr George Hogben

(late Director of Education), of Khandallah, who enlisted, two

have been killed in action—Sergeant George H. Hogben

in 1915, and Lance-Corpl.   Herbert Hogben

last month. The youngest son (Private E. Noel


of the Machine-Gun Corps), who left with the 26th Reinforcement

and on arrival in England was transferred to the 25th,

is now at the front.                                                                           Marlborough Express,

Volume LII, Issue 87, 18 April 1918, Page 5


Post, Volume XCV, Issue 88, 13 April 1918, Page 4


Cenotaph database Auckland Museum

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