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Brogan, G H

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The Menin Gate, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Friday 17 May 1918


NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Tuesday 18 September 1917

Jerseyman Wounded and Missing. Mrs Brogan of Cambridge Cottage, Oxford Road has received an official intimation that her son, Private George H Brogan of the 2nd Devons, has been wounded and posted as missing since 31 July last. Private Brogan, who has 16 years service in the Army, was reported wounded some time ago and enquiries were set on foot, the above information being the result. We trust that better news will be received shortly.


George Henry Brogan

Private George Henry Brogan
2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment

Third son of Mr and Mrs Louisa Ann Brogan of 3 Cambridge Cottages, Oxford Road, St Helier, Jersey. Initially he was reported missing, but it was later presumed that he had died. An old soldier, who rejoined at the outbreak of the war.

Killed in action, aged 33 years.


NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Friday 17 May 1918

Roll of Honour. Since 31 July of last year Private George Henry Brogan of the Devon Regiment, third son of Mrs Brogan of Cambridge Cottages, Oxford Road, has been reported missing and though the relatives had been hoping that he had been taken prisoner the Army Council now regret to conclude that he was killed on the date mentioned above. The deceased, who was 36, was an old soldier who rejoined at the outbreak of war. The mother and family have our sincere sympathy in their bereavement.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


At 8pm every evening, the Last Post is played inside the Menin Gate in remembrance.