HOGAN – Stephen 17th Regiment

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17th Regiment Royal Leicestershire Cap Badge

Afghan War – Ghunzi Medal

Grave at York Cemetery

NameHOGAN – Stephen
Regiment (s)17th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 675
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th May 1827 / 19 years / Galway Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 11¼ in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales – 5 years 5 months
East Indies – 9 years 6 months
Length of Service19 years 72 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th July 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsGhuznee Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Ballinakill or Woodford Galway Ireland
Pension Districts1847 Liverpool
1852 Athlone
1856-1888 Western Australia
Pension Paid10d per diem
1873 Increased to 1/3 per diem for 15 years 8 months service to the Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of BirthJuly 1805 Ballinakill Galway Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
O’SULLIVAN Mary
B c1824 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriagec1846 Ireland
Children by 1st WifeStephen
B 1847 England
M REDMILE Sarah Ann 14th May 1873 York Western Australia
D 1892 Perth Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
31st December 1857 assigned Pensioner Lot 13 York Western Australia 4 acres
Title Application March 1867 Title 2323
26th April 1860 purchased York Location 267of 5 acres 2 roods and 36 perches and 4 Town Lots (Lots 248 – 251) in 1867
Occupation after
Arrival
Farmer
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette & West Australian Times Friday 6th September 1867 page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial11th April 1888 York Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
17th April 1897 York Western Australia
Will or ProbateWill Cons 3404/1888/880 made 1st December 1884: probate granted to wife Mary 15th May 1888
Stephen left his entire estate to his ‘dear wife’ Mary Hogan. He expressed the wish that she would make a will leaving the landed property so that it did not pass out of the family.
Will Mary Hogan Cons 3403/1897/065
Mary made her will on 7th November 1892 leaving the estate she had inherited from her husband Stephen Hogan to her grandson John Stephen Hogan directing he was not to sell the land and on his death he should leave the said land to someone bearing the name Hogan.
The estate consisted of:

York Suburban lot P13 of 4 acres valued at £200
York building lot 127 value £400
York Suburban lot 267 of 5 acres 2 roods 36 perches value £375
Furniture valued at £35
Personal items £2/10/0
Cash £62/10/0
Total £1075

Further InformationWas present at the Campaign of Afghanistan at the storming and capture of Ghunzee on 23 July 1839 and of Kalut on 13 November 1839.

In the Court Martial for Captain Foss amongst the other pensioners who entrusted him with money for safe keeping Captain Foss had defrauded Stephen Hogan of money due to the value of £3/15/10

Hogan (Hogen) family included in York Western Australia 1859 census: “Stephen aged 54 years (RC), Mary aged 35 years (RC) – married in Ireland: Stephen (son) aged 12 years (RC) – born England can read and write” Stephen had 3 ½ acres of wheat, 4 acres ready for cultivation, ¼ acre kitchen garden, 7 head of cattle and 1 pig