Rogan E Gunner 870093

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Gunner Edward Rogan
Gunner Edward Rogan

Name Rogan Edward
Army number 870093
Rank Gunner
Date of birth Born Newcastle. Birth registered Q2 1922 in South Shields. Mother's maiden name Downey.
Age 17 at the time of his death.
Unit Royal Artillery, posted to 74th Field Regiment. Posted to 125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (probably as an "immature" given his age and ineligibility for overseas service).
Company/Battery 293 Battery - 74th Regiment.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 4/11/1939. Death registered December 1939. Cause of death not yet known.
Home address Son of James and Sarah Jane Rogan (nee Downey) of Jarrow. Buried in Grave 388, Section 5, Jarrow Cemetery.
Source table

Gunner Rogan does not appear to have been included in the list of names in the memorial booklet or on the memorial anti-tank gun relating to 125th Regiment. This may be due to the fact that he had been transferred from 74th to 125th Field Regiment shortly before his death, with other Immatures and less fit men, before the first-line Regiment was sent overseas.