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875269   Private William Hogg
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 20/04/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 12/10/1879
Died: 28/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 37
William Hogg was born on 12th October 1883 and was a son of Thomas and Mary Hogg of Tullyconnell, Tullyhogue, and husband of Margaret A. Hogg of Tullyconnell. As a young man he emigrated to Canada where he worked as a farmer. He enlisted at Winnipeg. His attestation papers describe him as five feet nine inches tall with blue eyes, fair hair and a fair complexion. He gave his religion as Presbyterian. William was killed on the morning of the 28th April 1917 during the Battle of Arras.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Vimy Memorial
  Arras, Pas de Calais, 
Grave Ref: No Ref.
CWGC Casualty 1569319
The Vimy Memorial overlooks the Douai Plain from the highest point of Vimy Ridge, about eight kilometres northeast of Arras on the N17 towards Lens. The memorial is signposted from this road to the left, just before you enter the village of Vimy from the south. The memorial itself is someway inside the memorial park, but again it is well signposted.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - East Panel 1927 Cookstown
2 First Cookstown Presbyterian Roll Of Honour Cookstown
3 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - East Panel 2018 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 199
2 Cookstown Presbyterian Churches
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Hogg family 1901 census does not list William as living with the family at house 1 in Tullyconnell, Tullaghoge, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Hogg family 1911 census does not list William as living with the family at house 4 in Tullyconnell, Tullaghoge, Tyrone
3 Calendars of Wills and Administrations Details of will of Private William Hogg
4 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private William Hogg
5 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of Private William Hogg including memorial image
6 Circumstances of Death Registers Details of Private William Hogg's death
7 Dungannon War Dead Also listed on Dungannon War Dead
8 William Hogg Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (34 no.)
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023