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Full Name: John Philip Roughan
Forename(s): John Philip
Surname: Roughan
Also Known As: Rougham
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/275
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Sergeant
Next of Kin: Denis J. Rougham (father), Lawrence, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Lawrence, New Zealand
Military District: Otago
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Vessel: Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 631
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death: 17 August 1915
Age at Death: 21
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Addolorata Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: E. EA. A. 660.
Biographical Notes: John Roughan was the son of Mr. D. J. Roughan, of 92 Canongate St., Dunedin, New Zealand, and the late Bridget Roughan.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Additional Information: This person is listed as Rougham in the Nominal Rolls
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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