Constable

William HOGAN

YEAR OF DEATH

1854

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

Between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. 26 February 1854 Constable Hogan and Constable Will Stafford were performing duty at the Sandridge Jetty on the lookout for smugglers. It was a dark and stormy night and Hogan accidentally fell into the waters of Hobsons Bay and was drowned.

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