HOGAN, Martin Joseph
(Service number 7/2037)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Gunner


Date 12 December 1893 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Gordons Valley, Timaru
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Mary HOGAN (mother), Norton Reserve, Waimate
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 9th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Field Artillery

Military Awards

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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

Post-war Occupations


Date 1 December 1973 Age 79 years
Place of Death Gisborne
Memorial or Cemetery Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne
Memorial Reference Block 29, Plot 495
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Martin Joseph Hogan, born on 12 December 1893 at Waimate, was the fourth son and the seventh of the fourteen children born to Martin and Mary (née Cleaves) Hogan. A farm hand for P. Elworthy at Gordons Valley, Timaru, he named his mother, Mrs Mary Hogan, Norton Reserve, Waimate, as next-of-kin. M. J. Hogan left for Trentham on 18 October 1915 with South Canterbury’s quota for the Ninth Reinforcements. He married MaryPauline Vaughan in 1924. Martin Joseph Hogan died on 1 December 1973 at Gisborne, just before his 80th birthday, and was buried in Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne.

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]; Taruheru Cemetery headstone image & burial record (Gisborne District Council) [13 June 2020]; Timaru Herald, 18 October 1915 (Papers Past) [10 January 2016]

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