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  • Photograph showing the commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of Clement Holmes Kingston Hogg at Huts Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium and is courtesy of International wargraves photographic project.
Person Details
Newark
Clement Holmes Kingston Hogg was born in 1897 at Newark and was the son of Louisa Hogg . His mother Louisa Hogg was born in 1871 at Farnsfield, she married John Lunn in 1902 in Newark, they went on to have 4 further children, Jack Lunn b1904, Margaret b1906, William b1907 and Betsy b1909, all were born in Newark. In the 1911 census the family are living at 7 Lovers Lane, Newark and are shown as John Lunn 31 yrs a maltsters labourer, he is living with his wife Louisa Lunn 40 yrs, and their children, Clement Kingston Hogg 13 yrs a scholar, Jack Lunn 7 yrs, Maggie Lunn 5 yrs, William Lunn 4 yrs and Betsy Lunn 2 yrs. they state they have been married for 8 years and have had 4 children.
He was appointed as an assistant postman in 1914 at Newark.
18 Sep 1917
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156344 - CWGC Website
7470
Air Mechanic 1st Class
Royal Flying Corps
Air Mechanic 1st class Clement Holmes Kingston Hogg served with the 6th Sqdn, Royal Flying Corps and landed in France on 11th October 1915, he was attached to 353rd Siege Bty Royal Garrison Artillery. He was killed in action on 18th September 1917, when his dugout was struck by a shell and he is buried at The Huts Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Article published 3rd October 1917 in the Newark Advertiser :- Son of Mr & Mrs J. Lunn, 7 Lovers Lane, Newark. A native of Newark and attended Lovers Lane Council School, also North End Wesleyan Sunday School. After leaving school he worked as a messenger boy for the Post Office, later as a telegraphist and sorting clerk. Enlisted on the 6th August 1915 in the R.F.C. and went out to France in Oct. 1915. A wireless operator, attached to the 353th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, sometimes at the aerodrome and sometimes with the battery. He was killed when a shell struck his dug-out, five others were wounded.
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  • Photograph showing the commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of Clement Holmes Kingston Hogg at Huts Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium and is courtesy of International wargraves photographic project.
    Clement Holmes Kingston Hogg - Photograph showing the commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of Clement Holmes Kingston Hogg at Huts Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium and is courtesy of International wargraves photographic project.