Joseph Henry Hogan

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First name: Joseph

Middle name: Henry

Last name: Hogan

Personal information:

Joseph Henry Hogan, bootmaker of Cobar, New South Wales, was born in Brisbane, Queensland. He enlisted at Casula aged 21 years, 23 Nov. 1915 and embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor, 9 April 1916. He served with the 20th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement in France, where he received the Military Medal for bravery under fire at Lagnicourt, 15 Apr. 1917. He was wounded in action, 7 Apr. 1918 and 3 Oct. 1918 and invalided to England. He returned to Australia on HT Mamari, 21 Dec. 1918

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The European War, ca. 1914-1918 / William Henry Dyson
All’s fair in love and war ...

Don’t know why, but I love this image ... Life goes on despite the weary body language of both the Aussie soldier and the European woman. Both seem sick and tired of their situations; but the eye contact still seems to be intense in the middle of all that mayhem. See pic.

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