Private Francis Brogan

Private Francis Brogan, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). He was killed in action in Belgium on 28th September, 1918 during the “Advance to Victory”, aged 26 and is buried in Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery, Belgium. His Headstone is inscribed ” With Christ Which Is Far Better”. He was the son of Owen and Ann Brogan, Tweedmouth, Berwick-on-Tweed. He had originally enlisted in the 1st/4th ( Border) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers and had already been torpedoed on his way to join the Regiment in Palestine where they were in action against the Turks. The M.G.C used the Vickers water cooled machine gun in both defensive and offensive roles.

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