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James Stewart Hogg was born in Ballarat and was a Motor Mechanic by trade when he enlisted in the 31st Battalion, C Company on 14 July 1915 at the age of 22. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915. . In July 1916 he joined the 8th Light Trench Mortar Battery in France. On September 10th he was wounded in action, suffering a gunshot wound to his left buttock. The wound was mild and within a month he had rejoined his unit. In February 1917 he was transferred to the 1st Anzac Ammunition Sub-Park near Armentieres as a driver, and served there until March 1918 when he moved to the 1st Division Motor Transport Company. After the war he returned to Australia on the Runic and disembarked at Melbourne on June 10th 1919.
His younger brother Robert Hogg (Tree No 2632) also served.
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