Private Claude Hogle



Claude Hogle was born in Trenton, Ontario but moved to Calgary, Alberta before the war where he worked as a farmer.

He enlisted in Calgary on February 25th, 1916 . When he arrived in France on August 11th, 1916 he was assigned to the 4th Division ammunition supply corp. Shortly afterward he was assigned to the 5th Canadian field ambulance.

Claude got through the fighting on the Somme, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele and Amiens. During the Canadian advance toward the Rouvroy Line, the Germans made a counter-attack at a village called Chérisy. Claude was killed in action while serving with the 5th Canadian field ambulance on September 23rd, 1918. He is buried at Sun Quarry Cemetery, Chérisy, France. Claude Hogle was 27 years old.

This account was provide by Claude Hogle's relative, Lance Hogle.

 
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