Selwyn James Rogan

First Name: 
Selwyn
Middle Name: 
James
Last Name: 
Rogan
Date of Birth: 
Tuesday, July 18, 1893
Mother's Name: 
Elizabeth (nee Doherty)
Father's Name: 
Edward Rogan
Date Enlisted: 
Wednesday, September 9, 1914
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
16th Battalion
Company: 
D Company
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, August 11, 1915
Place of Death: 
Gibraltar
Cause of Death: 
Enteric Fever
Details: 

Selwyn Rogan (Service No 1086) was a single 21 year old labourer from Albion Park, NSW. He enlisted in South Australia just a month after war was declared.

Selwyn embarked on HMAT A40 Ceramic from Melbourne on 22nd December 1914 with F Company, 16th Battalion.  He arrived in Egypt and after training left for Gallipoli with A Company, 16th Battalion, arriving on 25th April.

Selwyn took part in the early fighting and while he was not wounded, like many others he became ill.  He contracted enteric fever and was evacuated to hospital at Gibraltar.  On 11th August 1915 he died from this illness.

Selwyn is buried in North Front Cemetery Gibralter Row C, Grave 3047.  His service is commemorated on the Albion Park Anglican Church Honour Roll.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, ROGAN SELWYN JAMES

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