William Hogg

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: 14089
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 35
  • Date of Death: 05.03.1916
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 63 Lochee Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Christina Hogg, 63 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Hogg, 63 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    James & John

  • Spouse:

    Margaret McKinnon Hogg, 11 Harlaw St, Port Dundas, Glasgow

  • Children:

    Christina, born 30.07.1903, Robina, born 08.11.1911 & Charlotte, born 25.01.1914.

More about William Hogg

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

14089 Pte. William Hogg, 2nd Royal Scots, was killed in action on 5 March 1916, aged 35.
The son of James and Christina Hogg, 63 Lochee Road, William was listed as missing on 5 March, and later presumed to have been killed on that date.
His father was the caretaker of HM Frigate Unicorn, and recruiter for the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in Dundee.

DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT MISSING. Mr James Hogg, caretaker of H.M.S. Unicorn, and recruiter for the R.N.V.R. Division in Dundee, has received official intimation that his eldest son, Private W. Hogg, Royal Scots, had been missing since 5th March. Private Hogg was wounded in the earlier stages of the war. Two sons of Mr Hogg are at present serving. Driver James Hogg, who was a reservist on the outbreak of the war, is in the Royal Engineers. He was gassed some time ago, and is about to go on active service again. A.N. John Hogg is following in his father’s footsteps, being in the Royal Naval Division. Mr Hogg has himself been connected with the R.N.R. and the naval service for nearly forty years. The Courier, Thursday, 24 August 1916, 4

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