Louis Hogan

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Lieutenant-General Louis Hogan DSM (1921- 21 June 2001), was the Irish Defence Forces Chief of Staff from June 1981 to April 1984. At the date of his appointment he was the GOC Western Command which post he held as Brigadier-General from March 1980 to June 1981. Louis Hogan was the first officer commanding of the 27 Infantry Battalion as a Lieutenant Colonel from 1973-1976. General Hogan died on 21 June 2001 aged 80.

Military offices
Preceded by
Carl O'Sullivan
Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces
1981 – 1984
Succeeded by
Gerald O'Sullivan