Enos Elmer Hogue's World War 1 Army Story!

Enos Elmer Hogue was born July 4, 1894 in Ryde Township, Muskoka County, Ontario, the son of William Frederick and Selina Gertrude (Brooks) Hogue.

Enos's Ontario Birth Registration

Enos's Ontario Birth Registration.

His mother died in 1895 and the family moved to the Assiniboia District of the the then North West Territories. There he was raised by an Aunt Elizabeth (Brooks) Tyler. He and his older brother Percy are shown living with her and her childrn in the 1901 Canada Census for Assiniboia West on Section 1, Township 17, Range 23 West of the 2nd Merridian. Also shown living on that same section was his Grandfather and Grandmother William Henry and Nancy Brooks.

He had three older sisters and one older brother.The oldest sister Agnes Aramenta Hogue died at age one. The next eldest Lily May Hogue married Frank Mundye Barge. His oldest Brother Lemuel Percy Hogue first married Ada Hadwin and then after her death, married Margaret Houston Brownlie. His other sister Sylva Gertrude Hogue married John Frederick Brooks.

On January 5, 1916 he enlisted in the Canadian Overseas Expiditionary force.

Enos's Attestation papers

Enos's Attestation papers upon enlistment.

In 1917 in Lambeth, London, England, while overseas with the Army married Lily Constance Ruck, and then brought her home to Canada with him.

Enos and Lily after their marriage

Enos and Lily after their marriage.

They had four children after returning to Canada. Iris Eudora, Thelma, Franklin Roy (Bud) and Clive.

Enos and Lily with Enos's father William Frederick Hogue in 1942

Enos and Lily with Enos's father William Frederick Hogue in 1942.

Enos passed away June 18, 1959. He is buried next to his wife and Father in the Mount Pleasant Burial Park in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

Enos's Grave Lily's Grave

Page updated July 25, 2009