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Date of Birth
Date of Death
18 Jun 1918
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Patrick Grogan was born in Ireland in 1885. He came from a large Roman Catholic family, 1 of 9 children born to Paul, a farmer & Maria.
In 1901 he is living in Feakle, Co. Clare. He is working with his mother & father on the farm with his siblings James 24, Mary 22, Ellen 20, Delia 14, Michael 12, Thomas 10, Dan 8, Paul 6 & 2 year old Josie.
Patrick married Edith Mary Fulks on 28th September 1913 in Poole in Dorset. Their son Percy Raymond was born on 3rd December 1914 in Wigginton, Tring, Hertfordshire.
In 1915 Patrick joined the Royal Field Artillery, he attested in Glasgow on 19th March whilst working as a chaufeur. As a result of serving in France from 30th August 1915 to 30th January 1916 he had contracted chronic bronchitis. On the 9th January 1918 he was discharged from the army as medically unfit for war service.
On 18th June 1918 Patrick died. He is buried in the cemetery on Crawley Green Road.