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Gilbert Edward Hogan

Portrait, WW2, Gilbert Hogan standing at ease in front of wooden buidling (kindly provided by his daughter Lynn) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, WW2, Gilbert Hogan standing at ease in front of wooden buidling (kindly provided by his da …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gilbert Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Hogan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Gil AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ 10641 AWMM
    • WWII 10641 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 June 1923 AWMM Grey LynnAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Doreen Ruth Hogan (wife), 10/63 View Pond, Greenhithe, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 12 February 1945 AWMM
      Age 21 AWMM
      Porter/Civilian AWMM
    • Korea 31 January 1952 AWMM
    • Malaya 16 July 1959 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 5 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Doreen; father of Gerald, Jennifer and Lyn.

    As he had requested, his ashes were scattered by the Navy in the Rangitoto Channel.

    Signed on during the WW2 for the period of hostilities; then re-enlisted twice.

    Employed on auxillairy vessels (Kiwi).

    Employed on Emergency Working Party (December 1945); in engine rooms; general upper deck duties, the diesel generating Tamaki powerhouse, watchkeeping; work during refit; stores including incharge of fire stores during his career

    Trained and qualified as Stoker Mechanic Rating

    Known as Gil AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    15 May 2008 AWMM
    TakaniniAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM Ashes scattered in the Rangitoto Channel AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 May 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 May 2008 AWMM

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