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Patrick Groghan (Grogan)

Rank: Acting Corporal
Town/Village: Ballymahon
Civil Parish: Shrule
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address:
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Military Provost Staff Corps (M.P.S.C.) [previously Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion]
Regiment Number: T/2196 / [9539]
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Information: Patrick Groghan was born in Ballymahon around October 1890. He originally enlisted in the Connaught Rangers in December 1908 at Athlone. He served in India from 1911 and in France at Rouen and Les Attaques during the Great War. He later joined the Military Provost Staff Corps (M.P.S.C.), who were the military police. He was dischaged on 20 April 1919 under Paragraph 392 (xvia) King's Regulations - surplus to military requirements, having suffered impairment since the beginning of service.
Parents Names: Son of Michael Groghan, Ballymahon, a blacksmith. His father was a widower by 1901, and living as a boarder in Healy's Terrace, Longford.
Notes: He had two elder brothers, Michael and James (?) and an elder sister Elizabeth, all resident in Ballymahon or Athenry (?).

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