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Name: William Armstrong HOGG
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: W A Service No.: 4/9745
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Teams, Gateshead. Age at Death: 26
Unit: 20th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. January 1915.
Place of Residence: Spencer's Buildings, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Hewer at Emma Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Thursday 9th August 1917
Place of Death:
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Holy Cross Church Shrine, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), Belgium. Panel 36 and 38.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 3
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, In Memoriam, 9th August 1918.
Family Details:
Six brothers: Thomas, born 1867; Francis born 1875; Richard Stonehouse, born 1877; Surtees, born 1882; Edward, born 1883; and Robert, born 1893. Three sisters: Elizabeth Ellen, born 1870; Annie, born 1879; and Ethel, born 1890.
Notes : William's brother, Richard, was killed in action 1st July 1916 whilst serving with the 20th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyneside Scottish), at the battle of the Somme.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Durham County Records Office and Tyne and Wear Archives Service. Information from family members.
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