HOGAN, Martin Joseph
(Service number 7/2037)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Gunner|
|Date||12 December 1893||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Gordons Valley, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Mary HOGAN (mother), Norton Reserve, Waimate|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||9th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron|
|Date||8 January 1916|
|Embarked From||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Field Artillery|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|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|
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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