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Lloyd William GROGAN[1]

Male 1922 - 1968  (45 years)


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  • Name Lloyd William GROGAN 
    Born 8 Nov 1922 South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2]  – Address:
    335 Moray Street
    South Melbourne, Victoria 3205
    Australia
    Gender Male 
    Certificate 8 Nov 1922 South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  – Birth Certificate
    Smith Dot 1943 Birth Cert
    Photos 1926
    Grogan Lloyd 1926c
    Lloyd (aged 3½) and Eileen Grogan 1926
    Education Abt 1928 Malvern, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  – De La Salle College
    Photos 1933 Malvern, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Allen and Lloyd Grogan 1933 at 12 Childers Rd. Malvern
    Photos Between 1936 and 1937 Middle Park, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lloyd, Berna (holding Pat?), Allen, Eil, Agnes, Ronnie and Kath Grogan
      at Carmelite Church, Middle Park opposite 177 Richardson St. 1938
    Lloyd, Berna (holding Pat?), Allen, Eil, Agnes, Ronnie and Kath Grogan
 at Carmelite Church, Middle Park opposite 177 Richardson St. 1938
    Photos Abt 1937 Malvern, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Allen and Lloyd and Val Grogan at Childers Road, Malvern about 1933
    Allen and  Lloyd Grogan at Childers Road, Malvern about 1933
    Photos Abt 1941 St Kilda, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Courting days.
    Grogan Lloyd Dot courting 01
    Military Service 8 Jul 1942 Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Army Service No. VX114446
      Name GROGAN, LLOYD WILLIAM
      Service Australian Army
      Service Number VX114446
      Date of Birth 8 Nov 1922
      Place of Birth SOUTH MELBOURNE, VIC
      Date of Enlistment 8 Jul 1942
      Locality on Enlistment EAST MALVERN, VIC
      Place of Enlistment PORT MORESBY, PAPUA
      Next of Kin GROGAN, CHARLES
      Date of Discharge 8 Feb 1946
      Rank Corporal
      Posting at Discharge 105 AUST CASUALTY CLEARING STATION
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry None
      Prisoner of War No
      <"http://www.ww2roll.gov.au">http://www.ww2roll.gov.au


      GROGAN LLOYD WILLIAM :
      Service Number - VX114446 :
      Date of birth - 08 Nov 1922 :
      Place of birth - SOUTH MELBOURNE VIC :
      Place of enlistment - PORT MORESBY PAPUA :
      Next of Kin - GROGAN CHARLES
      Item barcode 6094330 Series number B883
      Series accession number 2002/05064726
      Control symbol VX114446
      Contents date range 1939 - 1948 Extent
      Location National Office
      Access status Not yet examined
      Reason for restriction Date of decision 1 Jan 1970
      <"http://naa12.naa.gov.au/login.htm">http://naa12.naa.gov.au/login.htm
    Grogan Lloyd Army Papers p01
    Grogan Lloyd Army Papers p02
    Grogan Lloyd Army Papers p03
    Grogan Lloyd Army Papers p04
    Grogan Lloyd Army Papers p05
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    Grogan Lloyd Army Papers p19
    Grogan Lloyd Army Papers p20
    Grogan Lloyd Army Papers p21
    Newspaper 13 Aug 1943  [4] – Engagement Notice
    • The Sun Friday August 13, 1943 p 33
      Dorothy, youngest daughter of the late Mr. A. Smith and of Mrs. Smith, Durrant St. North Brighton, to L/Cpl. Lloyd William A.I.F (returned), second son of Mrs. and Mrs. C. Grogan, Washington-ave., East Malvern.
    Smith Dot 1943 Engage
    Military Service 1945 Papua New Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Grogan Lloyd 1945 Army 0001
    Grogan Lloyd 1945 Army 0002
    Grogan Lloyd 1945 Army 0003
    Grogan Lloyd 1945 Army 0004
    Occupation Between 1948 and 1968
    • Printer, Glazier, Salesman
    Residence 1948 East Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  – 9 Roselyn Crescent
    Electoral Roll 1949 East Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6]  – 9 Roselyn Crescent
    • Grogan, Dorothy Lillian, home duties, F
      Grogan, Lloyd William, printer, M
    Grogan Lloyd 1949 Val Electoral
    Electoral Roll 1954 East Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Grogan, Dorothy Lillian, home duties, F
      Grogan, Lloyd William,  printer, M
    Grogan Lloyd 1954 Electoral
    Photos Abt 1955 North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Metropolitan Mirror Company. North Melbourne. Dinner (about early 1950's)) From left: Danny Charlesworth,unknown,
      Billy Gibbons, Percy Randolf, unknown, John Thomas Conrad (glasses), Harry Conrad (head of table), Roy Maloney, then 3rd from right Lloyd Grogan
    turner_tony/grogan/Conrad Harry 1955 Metropolitan Mirror.jpg
    Photos Abt 1955 – Army Reunion
    Grogan Lloyd 1955c Army Reunion
    Occupation Abt 1955 North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  – Metropolitan Mirror Company
    Photos Abt 1959 Beaufort, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • At Lloyd's army mate - Tom Fleming - Sheep farm, "Willaura", between Ballarat and Ararat
    Grogan Lloyd mob 1960 c Fleming 05
    Grogan Lloyd mob 1960 c Fleming 06
    Grogan Lloyd mob 1960 c Fleming 10
    Grogan Lloyd mob 1960 c Fleming 13
    Grogan Lloyd mob 1960 c Fleming 14
    Grogan Lloyd mob 1960 c Fleming 16
    turner_tony/grogan/Grogan Lloyd mob 1960 c Fleming 02.jpg
    Grogan Lloyd mob 1960 c Fleming 08
    Employment Abt 1962 – Sales
    • Harrison's Glass
    Photos Abt 1962
    • Perhaps Sandringham Beach.
    Aberdeen 1881
    Died 20 Feb 1968 East Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7]  – Cause: Cerebral haemorrhage
    Cemetery 22 Feb 1968 Springvale Cemetery, Springvale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • LLOYD WILLIAM GROGAN

      Cemetery  SPRINGVALE BOTANICAL CEMETERY,
      Given Names  LLOYD WILLIAM,
      Surname,GROGAN,
      Date of Service  22/02/1968,
      Burial Type  BURIED,
      Location Details  A F ALWAY LAWN, LAWN/LAWN BEAM, ROW K GRAVE 56,
      Public Grave Y/N  N,
      Tenure Date  IN PERPETUITY - FOR ALL TIME
    Grogan Lloyd 1968 Grave
    Buried 22 Feb 1968 Springvale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I2146 Turner
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2014 

    Family Dorothy Lillian "Dot" SMITH,   b. 15 Jun 1923, Brighton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1992, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300 Waterdale Road, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1942 Brighton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2004 
    Family ID F766 Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Photos
    Grogan Llloyd [1921-1968]
  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Address:
    335 Moray Street
    South Melbourne, Victoria 3205
    Australia - 8 Nov 1922 - South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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    Link to Google MapsCertificate - Birth Certificate - 8 Nov 1922 - South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - De La Salle College - Abt 1928 - Malvern, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotos - 1933 - Malvern, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotos - Between 1936 and 1937 - Middle Park, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotos - Abt 1937 - Malvern, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotos - Abt 1941 - St Kilda, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - 8 Jul 1942 - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Dec 1942 - Brighton, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - 1945 - Papua New Guinea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 9 Roselyn Crescent - 1948 - East Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - 9 Roselyn Crescent - 1949 - East Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - 1954 - East Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotos - Abt 1955 - North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Metropolitan Mirror Company - Abt 1955 - North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotos - Abt 1959 - Beaufort, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cerebral haemorrhage - 20 Feb 1968 - East Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCemetery - 22 Feb 1968 - Springvale Cemetery, Springvale, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Feb 1968 - Springvale, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Birth registered as William Lloyd GROGAN, all other reference is Lloyd William GROGAN.




      Australian War Graves,Springvale Cemetery, Garden of Remembrance, Wall 12 Row A (moved from Wall 11, Row F)


      1939-1945 Star Awarded for a period of six months (180 days) operational service for RAN and Army personnel and RAAF non-air crew personnel and two months operational service for air crew personnel. A number of prescribed short campaigns require a lesser period of operational service. In addition, Australian Defence Force personnel who served in operations during the last six months of the war, but due to the end of the war did not qualify with six months service are eligible for the award. Awarded for service from 3 September 1939 to 2 September 1945.
      Pacific Star This medal is awarded for a minimum of one days operational service in the South West Pacific Theatre of Operations between 8 December 1941 and 2 September 1945.
      War Medal 1939-1945 This medal is awarded for 28 days full time service between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945.
      Australia Service Medal 1939-1945 This medal is awarded for 30 days full-time or 90 days part-time service in the Australian Defence Force between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945.
      Lloyd did not receive the Defence Medal This medal is awarded for six months service in a prescribed non-operational area subject to enemy air attack or closely threatened, in Australia and overseas, or for 12 months service in non-prescribed non-operational areas. Within Australia the area is the Northern Territory, north of 14 degrees 30 minutes south, and the Torres Strait Islands between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945. Overseas service includes the Middle East, east of the Suez Canal (less the period of the Syrian Campaign) or Malaya prior to the Japanese invasion on 8 December 1941.

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Paul Kenny" >
      Newsgroups: soc.genealogy.australia+nz
      Sent: Saturday, February 01, 2003 12:16 PM
      Subject: Re: Monoora

      Manoora: (known as "Minnie")
      According to John Bastock "Australia's ships of war" 1975
      10900 ton gross 482ft long
      Armed merchant cruiser/landing ship (infantry) served RAN 1939-1947 complement - 550 plus army detachment built 1935 Glasgow (Stephen and sons) for Adelaide Steamship Co - Did coastal run Cairnes to Fremantle.
      Requisitioned 14/10/1939.
      commissioned 12/12/39 - fitted out as armed merchant cruiser for coastal patrols Aust waters
      3/1940 - china station served with Malaya force 1 month. on return to Australia intercepted 4 Norwegian vessels and escorted them into Brisbane
      (Norway under German control 9/4/1940)
      12/6/1940 - 2 days after IItaly joined the war intercepted Italian vessel MV Romolo (scuttled) north of Solomon Islands - passengers and crew (plus rescued crew of Us Vessel Admiral Wiley) landed in Townsville 17/6/1940. Returned Sydney later 1940.
      12/1941 - carried chief of naval staff Ad Sir Guy Royle (RN) to Singapore.
      First air raid 8/12/1941.
      dec 1941-3/1942 Calcutta - escort duties bay of Bengal
      1/3/1942 - sailed to Australia with convoy 10000 troops from middle east coming home
      mid 1942 - conversion Garden Island - landing ship infantry.
      Commissioned 2/2/1943 under Com AP Cousin. Amphibious training Port Philip Bay + 3 further months intensive training and troop landing exercises
      April 1944 - first assignment, together with Kanimbla (sister ship) landed US troops at Tanamerah Bay (largest Japanese base in PNG)
      Further landings:
      17/5/1944 Wakde Island
      15/9/1944 Morotai
      10/1944 Leyte Gulf (us landing)
      1/1945 Lingayen Gulf (us landing)
      1/5/1945 Tarakan (Aust landing)
      10/6/1945 Brunei Bay (Aust landing)
      1/7/1945 Balikpapan (Aust landing)
      returned to Sydney 25/7/1945 and remained there till the end of the war. At close of hospitalities she transported troops and supplies to occupied areas and returning evacuees to the east Indies.
      decommissioned (after 195000miles active service) late 1947 refitted for peace time Cockatoo Island - returned to passenger trade 1949.
      A sad end: Sold to Indonesia 8/1961 renamed Albulombo - sailed to Djakarta 26/8/1961 sold for scrap 10/1972 - dismantled in Taiwan.

      Taken by Storm

      Mervyn Eather and Bill Galmes ISBN 0 646 30700 2
      HMAS Manoora Association
      21 Royalty Ave
      Highett Victoria 3190

  • Sources 
    1. [S290] Victoria BDM Inquest Index 1840-1985.

    2. [S291] Grogan, Lloyd William. 1922 Vic Birth Certificate, (1922)/33444 (Reliability: 4), 24 Feb 2001.

    3. [S102] Australian World War 2 Nominal Roll, (<"http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/script/name.asp">http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/script/name.asp), VX114446 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S288] Herald Sun Newspaper, (<"http://www.heraldsun.com.au">http://www.heraldsun.com.au The Herald Sun newspaper was formed in 1990 from a merger of the morning tabloid paper The Sun News-Pictorial with its afternoon broadsheet sister paper The Herald. It was first published on 8 October 1990 as The Herald-Sun. The hyphen in its title was later dropped; the last hyphenated masthead appeared on May 1 1993. The Herald The old Herald and Weekly Times building in Flinders Street. The Herald was founded on 3 January 1840 by George Cavanaugh as The Port Phillip Herald. In 1855, it became The Melbourne Herald for all of one week before settling on The Herald. From 1869, it was an evening newspaper. Colonel William Thomas Reay was sometime literary editor and later associate editor, before becoming managing editor in 1904. [edit] The Sun News-Pictorial The Sun News-Pictorial was founded on 11 September 1922, and bought by the The Herald and Weekly Times in 1925.), The Sun Friday August 13, 1943 p 33 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S171] National Archives of Australia, (<"http://www.naa.gov.au/the_collection/recordsearch.html">http://www.naa.gov.au/the_collection/recordsearch.html).

    6. [S289] Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980, Australian Electoral Commission, (ancestry.com.au Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Australian Electoral Commission. [Electoral roll]).

    7. [S88] Vic Death Index 1921-1985, (1968)/10920 (Reliability: 3), 19 Jul 2002.
      Surname: GROGAN
      Given Names: Lloyd Williams
      Father: Grogan Charles
      Mother: Agnes OLIVER
      Death Place: EAST
      Age: 45
      Age Code:
      Year: 1968
      Reg Number: 10920
      Event: D

    8. [S287] Springvale Botanical Cemetery, (Princes Highway in Springvale, Victoria Australia <"http://www.necropolis.net.au/springvale/">http://www.necropolis.net.au/springvale/ <"http://www.deceasedsearch.com/index.php">http://www.deceasedsearch.com/index.php).

    9. [S287] Springvale Botanical Cemetery, (Princes Highway in Springvale, Victoria Australia <"http://www.necropolis.net.au/springvale/">http://www.necropolis.net.au/springvale/ <"http://www.deceasedsearch.com/index.php">http://www.deceasedsearch.com/index.php), Burial -Springvale Cemetery, F. Alway Lawn, Row K Grave 56. (Reliability: 3).
      Cemetery  Springvale Botanical Cemetery  
      Given Names  LLOYD WILLIAM 
      Surname  GROGAN 
      Date of Service  22/02/1968 
      Burial Type  BURIAL 
      Location Details  Alway Lawn - Lawn Grave Row K Grave 56 
      Public Grave Y/N  N 
      Tenure Date  This memorial is held in perpetuity - for all time


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