Death Hits Four Times
BOND, Ore. (INS) Death struck four times in two
weeks at the Brogan family of central Oregon.
First it was Sgt. Harold Brogan. of Portland, fatally wounded while
serving with a paratroop unit in France.
A few days later Pvt. Thomas Brogan, of Antelope, was drowned in
Louisiana. His mother, Mrs. John Brogan, died in The Dalles, Ore., when
told of Thomas' death.
Then John C. Brogan, a pioneer in central Oregon died of a heart
ailment at the age of 79.
[The Times, Munster, IN, 9 Nov 1944, Thu, Page 16]
Grave marker for SSgt Harold J. Brogan at
Plot D Row 7 Grave 35
the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France
SSgt. Brogan was killed in action on July 4, 1944 and was
awarded the Purple Heart.