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Bugler Alexander King Hogg

2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry `D`Company
Service No: 11647

Alexander King Hogg grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of Charles and Agnes Hogg of 40 Dale St, Bridgeton, Glasgow. Alexanders brother Charles and another brother were both serving when he died. Brother Charles (who was a Bugler) wrote home saying he was sorry to have missed Alexanders funeral

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 3 Russell Colt St, Coatbridge

Died

Died of Wounds 03/08/1916 to the abdomenat the Somme

Enlisted

Hamilton 1910

Employed

Regular Soldier previously Lochrin Iron Works

Age

23

Buried / Remembered

Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France

Additional Information

Alexander had 6 and a half years service. See photos for letters to Alexanders father from the Chaplain and the Sister of the hospital he died in. Alexander is listed as PRIVATE on the Memorial. Also remembered on the Free Church Roll of Honour (with his brother Charles, see photos). Alexanders grave inscription reads " GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN "

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