Elwood Hogarth

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Elwood Hogarth

  • Birth 11 Feb 1925 Palmyra, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 1 Apr 1994 Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
  • Plot X, 3222
  • Memorial ID 6433054

Prisoner of War in Germany during WWII Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria at 19 years of age.

HOGARTH PRISONER
BRISTOL- Mrs. Mary Hogarth of Bristol R.D. No. 2 has received word from the War Department that her son, Elwood Hogarth, 19, is a prisoner of war of the Germans. He had been previously reported missing as of October 22. Pvt. Hogarth entered the army in April 1943, and went overseas last June. He played a bass drum with the American Legion Cadet Drum and Bugle Corps of Langhorne.
- Trenton Evening Times, Friday, January 5, 1945


From the Natl Personnal Records Center:
Elwood received the following metals
BRONZE STAR MEDAL. POW MEDAL, GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN COMPAIGN MEDAL with 2 bronze service stars; WORLD WAR II VICTORY MEDAL, COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE 1ST AWARD, HONORABLE SERVICE LAPEL BUTTON WWII. MARKSMAN BADGE with Rifle Bar.

Even after all that he became the father of 8 children.
Son of Winfield and Mary V. Dunster Hogarth
Husband of Dorothy Lillian Beck.

STROUDSBURG, Pa. - Elwood Hogarth, 69, of 1315 Kroucher Road was stricken ill and died Friday at his home.
Among his relatives, he leaves his wife, Kathleen (Naujelis) Hogarth; a son, Elwood "Butch" Hogarth Jr. of Princeton, Mass.; 13 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He was born in Palmyra, N.J., and lived many years in Bristol and 25 years here. Mr. Hogarth was a truck driver for many years before he retired.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in Europe. He was a prisoner of war of the Nazis. He received two Bronze Stars. Funeral services will be held tomorrow in Tomlinson Funeral Home, Bensalem. Burial will be in Beverly, N.J. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight.
-Worcester Telegram & Gazette (MA) - April 5, 1994



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  • Created by: E.Renkin
  • Added: 21 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6433054
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elwood Hogarth (11 Feb 1925–1 Apr 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6433054, citing Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by E.Renkin (contributor 46537485) .