Robert G. Bogan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: September 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Cowdenbeath
  • Service no: S/11533
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 22/04/1916
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Amara War Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XVII. E. 8.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mother, 3 Paradise Rd, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Helen Bogan, 20 Grieveland Tce, Kelty

  • Children:

    Mary, born 17.07.1908, Edward, born 01.11.1910, Helen, born 07.07.1912 & David, born 22.08.1914

More about Robert G. Bogan

Robert Bogan   S/11533   Black Watch


Mrs Robert Bogan, Grievesland Terrace, Kelty, has received official intimation that her husband was killed in action on April 22d.  Private Robert Bogan joined the Black Watch in September last year, and landed in Mesopotamia in February.  Of a quiet and unassuming nature, he had the making of an ideal solder, and his death is widely mourned.  He was 31 years old, and leaves a widow and four young children.  Private Bogan was a native of Dundee, and his mother resides at 3 Paradise Road.  Her eldest son was killed in the Boer War, and another son in the Army Service Corps, is at present in Hospital.

Dundee People’s Journal 17th June 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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