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5059   Lieutenant John Rogers D.C.M.
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 21/04/2018
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders (British Army)
Died: 13/06/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 41
Summary      
John Rogers was the son of Francis and Mary Rogers. He was born about 1877. John Rogers joined the army in 1894. Lieutenant (and Quartermaster) John Rogers received the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). He lived with his wife Mary in Glasgow. Lieutenant John Rogers was assaulted in Callander, north of Glasgow, in June 1918. Lieutenant John Rogers died at the 1st Scottish General Hospital, Aberdeen on the 13th June 1918 of ‘cut throat haemorrhage shock’. He was 41 years old. The CWGC record Lieutenant (and Quartermaster) John Rogers as the son of Francis and Mary Rogers of Cookstown, County Tyrone.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Kentigerns RC Cemetery
  Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, 30
Grave Ref: Grave 1-311
CWGC Casualty 665765
Summary      
Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery contains 134 scattered burials of the First World War; a small screen wall commemorates those servicemen buried in graves that are not marked by headstones. Most of the 186 Second World War burials are also scattered, but there is a small service group in the centre of the cemetery.
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Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 264
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1 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here (2)
2 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here (1)
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Lieutenant John Rogers's grave can be purchased here (2)
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Lieutenant John Rogers's grave can be purchased here (1)
5 Wartime Memories Project Details of Lieut John Rogers D.C.M.
6 Wikipedia - Callander Callander, Scotland
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018