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William John Rogers


Lance Corporal William John Rogers - 1st/14th Battalion London Regiment (London Scottish). Died on 9th May 1917 (Battle of Arras) and is buried in the Faubourg D'Amiens cemetery near Arras. He was the son of Francis Edward and Kate Rogers of 41, Wellington Park, Clifton, Bristol. He served in the same Regiment and in the same Battalion as Arthur Simpson Littleton-Geach, the brother of Hugh William Littleton Geach

Above the Faubourg D'Amiens cemetery near Arras.

In 1901 the Rogers family lived at 23 Westbury Road, Westbury-ion-Trym, Bristol. They were

Name Relation Age Occupation Where born
Francis E. Rogers Head 41 Works Manager, Soap Works Clifton, Bristol
Kate Rogers Wife 43 Ireland
Frances M. Rogers Daug 15 Clifton, Bristol
Stephen E. Rogers Son 14 Clifton, Bristol
William J. Rogers Son 12 Clifton, Bristol
Hert G. Rogers Son 10 Clifton, Bristol
Helen D. Rogers Daug 6 Clifton, Bristol
Francis G. Rogers Son 3 Clifton, Bristol
Anne O'Keefe Serv 25 Cook Ireland

Above 41 Wellington Park, Clifton, home of Wiliam Rogers parents.