- Surnames starting with the letter G. 

Thomas Vincent Grogan

Rank:SergeantNumber:2614515
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:6th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Grendier Guards
Died:28/01/1944Age:28
How Died:Killed in Air Raid whilst a POW
Country of burial:Italy
Cemetery or Memorial:Cassino Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the June quarter 1915 in the Prescot R.D. - ref: 8b/1434, the
son of John & Bertha Grogan (nee Alcock).  John was a Coal Miner below
ground.

Thomas was a member of the Altrincham Police Force, appointed on the 9th
January 1939.

1939 National Registration - 13 Princes Road, Altrincham.   William Allen -
Married - born on the 28th December 1902 - occ: Machine Tool Turner.   Mary
Allen - Married - born on the 25th October 1904 - occ: Unpaid Domestic
Duties.  Thomas V. Grogan - Single - born on the 7th April 1915 - occ:
Police Constable with the Cheshire Constabulary.  (Army Reserve Class 'B'
1st Bn Grenadier Guards N. 12614515).   

He was taken prisoner in Tunisia, North Africa during the Battle of the
Horseshoe - Mareth Line in 1943 and died in an air raid in Italy whilst
being transported into captivity in Germany.

Commemorated on the Cheshire Constabulary War Memorial and in their War
Memorial Book.


Memorials found on:
Cheshire Police
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