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358747   Pioneer James Hogg
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Dated added: 25/04/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 36th Signal Company, Royal Engineers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 28/12/1894
Died: 27/03/1918 (Died)
Age: 23
James Hogg was the son of Samuel and Mary Hogg. He was born on 28th December 1894 in Kilrea and was one of nine children. They were a farming family from Carnroe, Kilrea, County Londonderry. James Hogg enlisted in Coleraine and was a Private with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers for a time (Service No. 19564). Pioneer James Hogg was serving with the 36th Signal Company of the Royal Engineers when he died on Wednesday 27th March 1918. It seems likely he died of illness.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Ste Marie Cemetery
  Le Havre, Seine-Maritime
Grave Ref: Grave Div-62-III-A-4
CWGC Casualty 4020259
Ste. Marie Cemetery is one of the town cemeteries, but it is actually situated in the commune of Graville-St. Honorine, overlooking Le Havre from the north. The main entrance to the cemetery is on the Rue du 329ème Régiment d'Infanterie. There is another entrance on the west side of the cemetery which is closest to the main war graves plots and this can be accessed via the Rue Eugène Landoas.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Kilrea War Memorial - WW1 Kilrea
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

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1 Forgotten Heroes of Kilrea 1914-18 74
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Hogg family 1901 census lists James as age 7 living with the family at house 7 in Carranroe, Kilrea, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Hogg family 1911 census lists James as age 16 living with the family at house 5 in Carranroe, Kilrea, Londonderry
3 National Archives UK Medal card (2) of Pioneer James Hogg can be purchased here
4 National Archives UK Medal card of Pioneer James Hogg can be purchased here
5 Private Archibald Hogg Brother of Pioneer James Hogg
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Pioneer James Hogg's grave can be purchased here
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