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Full Name: Patrick John Joseph Grogan
Rank Last Held: Corporal
Forename(s): Patrick John Joseph
Surname: Grogan
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 18044
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Storeman
Next of Kin: Mrs C. Grogan (mother), 19 Murray Street, Greymouth, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 19 Murray Street, Greymouth, New Zealand
Military District: Greymouth, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 140
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 15 July 1942
Age at Death: 26
Year of Death: 1942
Memorial Name: Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference: Column 101.
Biographical Notes: Patrick Grogan was the son of Frank and Ellen Grogan, of Greymouth, Westland, New Zealand.
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)
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