Private James Hogg

Private James Hogg, 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters ( Notts and Derby Regiment ). He was killed in France, aged 38, on the 19th September 1918 during the ” Advance to Victory”. He is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France. He had been born in Selkirk in 1880 and was the son of John and Janet Hogg of Hume’s Close, Selkirk. Before enlisting in August 1914 in the Army Service Corps he had been working as a groom and had previously served in the Northumberland and Durham Imperial Yeomanry. In October 1917 he was transferred from the A.S.C. into the Sherwood Foresters. The photos show Allied troops advancing during the final 100 days of the War.

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