Roll of Honour Data Page

 

 

 

Corporal


Thomas Leonard

ROGERS


(Curly)

(Photo)

Born:

1919 Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales

 

Service No.

1915094

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Ringway Parachute Training Course 88.

Family Notes:

Son of Joseph Rogers (1866-1948)
a haulage contractor and coal merchant of 39 Berry Sq, Dowlais, Merthyr, oiginally from Radnor.
and Mary (May) Ellen Gardner (1878-1946) a native of Dowlais.
m.1899 Merthyr Tydfil

Brother of
Joseph Albert Rogers (1899-c.1970s)
William Stanley Rogers (1901-1902)
Frank Hadyn Rogers (1903- )
Gertrude May Rogers (1905- )
John Alexander Rogers (1907-1968)
Margaret Frances Rogers (1909- )
Charles S Rogers (1912-1915)
Phyllis E Rogers (1916- )
Nancy Lorraine Rogers (1917-2005)
and Wilfred J Rogers (1922-1923 )

Civilian Occupation:

./. 

Married:

./. 

Died:

24 Mar 1945,  Killed in Glider crash on the Rhein.

Burial:

Buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, plot 39 row B, grave No. 9 

Cemetery / Memorial:

He is named on the Pant, Dowlais War Memorial as Cpl T L Rogers.

Links:

./. 

Misc:

Described  by his squadron as a keen footballer and a grand NCO.

 

 

 



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