Roy George Grogan

First Name: 
Roy
Middle Name: 
George
Last Name: 
Grogan
Date Enlisted: 
Thursday, November 2, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
45th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Details: 

Roy Grogan (Service no. 3149) was born circa 1898 and is remembered on the Unanderra School Roll of Honour. He had served in the 37th Illawarra Infantry and at the time of enlistment was working as a farm hand. His enlistment was signed by his guardian Thomas Gillin as his parents were deceased.

Roy was 18 years old when he embarked on HMAT A 72 Beltana on 25th November, 1916 with reinforcements 45th Battalion. He saw service on the Western Front and was wounded in action on 12th October, 1917. He received treatment for a slight gun shot wound to the face.

Roy returned to the front and was wounded a second time on 17th May, 1918. This was a gun shot wound to his left arm and he was evacuated to hospital in England for treatment. He returned to Australia in June, 1919 and was discharged from the AIF.

There is no further information available on Roy Grogan

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, GROGAN R G

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