Of the 75th Battalion C.E.F. and brother to Lindsay Clarence Vogan who did serve in the 18th Battalion.
This record exists as the research of the the death of L.C. Vogan (brother) found this soldier and it was thought fitting to include Private S.M. Vogan as a means of honouring his brother.
PTE. S.M. VOGAN KILLED
Although his name has not yet appeared in the official list, Pte. Stanley M. Vogan, a graduate of the College of Pharmancy in 1914, is reported to have been killed in action. He went overseas with one of the recent battalions from Woodstock, Ont.
Source: Toronto Star – December 9th, 1916.
STANLEY MAXWELL VOGAN Oct. 25, 1891 – Nov. 18, 1916
Private, Seventy-fifth Battalion.
Son of the late Henry Vogan; b. Woodstock; ed. Woodstock P.S. and C.I.; College of Pharmacy, PHM.B. 1914; Druggist at Woodstock; 22nd Regt., Lieut.
He was attached as supernumerary Lieutenant to the 71st Battalion in September 1915. In order to go overseas with his unit he reverted to the rank of Private in April 1916. He was then transferred to the Bearer Section of the 75th Battalion, and in September went to France where he served on the Somme front. On the afternoon of November 18th he with two others attending to a wounded man near Regina Trench, when an enemy shell exploded instantly killing all four. Buried near the place where he fell.
Source: Honour Roll – “University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918”, 1921.
PTE. S.M. VOGAN
Pte. Stanley Maxwell Vogan, a graduate of the College of Pharmacy in 1914, has been killed in action, according to information received at the University this morning. He is a Woodstock boy and went overseas with the 71st Battalion.
Source: Toronto Evening Telegram – December 1th, 1916