honor role

O'Gorman, Roger Sedgley

* 1620 Cpl 44th Bn.

Born Rangoon, Burma, CoE. Enlisted 24 January 1916 age 19, clerk. Nok aunt and adoptive mother, Agnes Cave, Marmion St, Cottesloe. Embarked at Fremantle 17 April 1916 per A60 Aeneas (Another source reads 6 June 1916). Killed in action in France 24 April 1918 during an attack on the French town of Villers Bretonneux. O’Gormon’s service record describes his death: ‘Pte O’Gorman was killed during the attack on Villers Brettonneux on the night of 24 April 1910. While endeavouring to cut the wire he was killed instantly by a burst of machine gun fire in the chest. His body was buried by the Pioneers of this battalion, but owing to the nature of the operations it was not possible to erect a cross over his grave,’ Effects: 1 wallet, letters, cards and buttons. Service medals: BWN and VM. Agnes Cave remarried and in 1928 as Agnes Cave Garlich and relocated to Gordon Rd, Roseville Sydney.