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55416   Sergeant Rowland Grogan M.M
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 29/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 83rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Died: 17/10/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 29
Summary      
Rowland Grogan was born in Coalisland, County Tyrone about 1888. The 1911 census records an R Grogan living in Army Barracks in Dundalk, County Louth. He was 20 years old and hailed from County Tyrone. Roland Grogan was living in Belfast during the war. Sergeant Roland Grogan was serving with "D" Battery of the 83rd Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery when he was killed in action in France on the 17th October 1917. He was 29 years old. Sergeant Rowland Grogan was awarded the Military Medal (M.M)
Further Information
Rowland Grogan was born in Coalisland, County Tyrone about 1888.
The 1911 census records an R Grogan living in Army Barracks in Dundalk, County Louth. He was 20 years old and hailed from County Tyrone. He was unmarried and working as grocer's assistant.
Roland Grogan was living in Belfast during the war.
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Military Medal card
Sergeant Roland Grogan was serving with "D" Battery of the 83rd Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery when he was killed in action in France on the 17th October 1917. He was 29 years old
Sergeant Rowland Grogan was awarded the Military Medal (M.M)
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1 1911 Census lists R Grogan Lists R Grogan as age 20 living in Military Barracks in Dundalk, County Louth
2 BBC Remembrance Wall Information on Roland Grogan
3 Ireland Memorial Record Lists Rowland Grogan, born Coalisland
4 National Archives UK Military Medal Card can be purchased here
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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