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21/04/2018 John Rogers served in East India, Egypt, and South Africa.
21/04/2018 John Rogers was the son of Francis and Mary Rogers. He was born about 1877 in the parish of Derryloran, Cookstown.
21/04/2018 Prior to enlisting John had been a salesman.
21/04/2018 His father’s address was 36 Chapel Street, Cookstown
21/04/2018 Lieutenant (and Quartermaster) John Rogers was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.), probably in South Africa.
21/04/2018 He was also awarded included the Indian Mutiny Medal, with Clasp, for the Punjab campaign.
21/04/2018 John Rogers married Mary Jane Kane on 14th October 1904, presumably in Glasgow.
21/04/2018 They lived at 685 Garscube Road, Glasgow and at 320 Baltic Street, Bridgetown Street Glasgow.
21/04/2018 Lieutenant John Rogers served in France from13th August 1914 until 19th November 1917.
21/04/2018 Lieut Rogers was discharged on 19th November 1917 and became Lieutenant (Quartermaster).
21/04/2018 Many thanks to Wesley Wright who uncovered also all of the the information here.
21/04/2018 John Rogers was eighteen years old when he enlisted in Glasgow on 4th June 1894, joining the Gordon Highlanders.
02/12/2017 The CWGC record Lieutenant (and Quartermaster) John Rogers as the son of Francis and Mary Rogers of Cookstown, County Tyrone.
02/12/2017 Lieutenant Rogers is not listed in Evening Times Roll of Honour 1918-19. Nor is he listed in Glasgow Roll of Honour 1914-18.
02/12/2017 Lieutenant J Rogers was buried at home in St. Kentigern’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Glasgow.
02/12/2017 Lieutenant Rogers died at the 1st Scottish General Hospital, Aberdeen on the 13th June 1918 of ‘cut throat haemorrhage shock’. He was 41 years old.
02/12/2017 Lieutenant John Rogers was assaulted in Callander, north of Glasgow, in June 1918.
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