Manfred Lawrence ROGAN

ROGAN, Manfred Lawrence

Service Number: 331
Enlisted: 23 August 1914
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 1st Light Horse Regiment
Born: Crookwell, New South Wales , 16 May 1893
Home Town: Goulburn, Goulburn Mulwaree, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Painter
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World War 1 Service

23 Aug 1914: Enlisted Australian Army, Trooper, SN 331, 1st Light Horse Regiment
23 Aug 1914: Enlisted Australian Army, Trooper, SN 331, 1st Light Horse Regiment
20 Oct 1914: Involvement SN 331, 1st Light Horse Regiment
20 Oct 1914: Embarked SN 331, 1st Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Horizon Christian School

Manfred Lawrence Rogan, Regimental number 331, next of kin, Kate Rogan of Sharpe Street Cooma New South Wales, a roman catholic and painter by trade, enlisted into the 1st Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron on the 23 August 1914 at the age of 21.

He enlisted as a trumpeter.

The unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board the HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914. The HMAT A16 Star of Victoria, later named Port Melbourne, weighed 9,152 tons with an average speed of 13.5 knots. It was owned by the Commonwealth and Dominion Line Ltd London and leased by the Commonwealth until October 1917.

Manfred Lawrence Rogan returned to Australia 3 March 1916.

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