HOGAN, Henry Joseph
(Service number 7/65)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Trooper


Date 18 July 1886 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Care of N. Ruddenklau, Waimate
Occupation Farmer
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
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Wounded mid 1915. Lost right leg.

Post-war Occupations



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

Biographical Notes

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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