- Surnames starting with the letter R. 

Alfred Rogers

Rank:Shoe SmithNumber:705902
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:331st Bde ('B' Bty)
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Field Artillery
How Died:Died of Wounds
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Town Memorial:Stretford
Extra Information:
Born at Bistre (part of Buckley), Hawarden, Flintshire  during the June
quarter 1887 in the Holywell R.D. - ref: 11b/239, the son of John & Jane
Rogers (nee Davies).

1891 Census - Lane End, Mold, Bistree, Flintshire.  Son - aged: 4 - Scholar
- born: Bistree, Flintshire.   Head of household - John Rogers - Married -
aged: 37 - occ: Brick????? - born: Hope, Flintshire.  Also - Anne (sic)
Rogers - Wife - aged: 39 - born: Hawarden, Flintshire.  Plus 2 elder
sisters and 2 elder brothers.

1901 Census - Mountain Road, Buckley, Hawarden, Flintshire.   Son - aged:
13 - occ: Colliery Labourer (Bank) - born: Buckley, Flintshire.  Head of
household - John Rogers - Married - aged: 47 - occ: Tobacconist & Fancy
Dealer - born: Penymynydd, Flintshire.  Also - Jane Rogers - Wife - aged:
50 - born: Buckley, Flintshire.  Plus 2 elder brothers, one of whom was a
Blacksmith's Labourer.

1911 Census - No Trace.

Married Cecily Winifred Shawcross during the September quarter 1913 in the
Barton upon Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/1384.  Cecily, born: 1890 was employed as
a Mica Builder.  She was the daughter of John & Mary Elizabeth Shawcross of
14 Jackson Street, Stretford.  John being employed as an Electrical Coil

The CCCXXXI (2/II East Lancs) Brigade, RFA was part of the Artillery for
the 66th Division.

Killed during the German Spring Offensive 1918 that commenced on the 21st
March 1918.

M.I. - "God be with you, till we meet again".

Post War his widow lived at Manor Farm, Humphrey Lane, Urmston.

Memorials found on:
All Saints
Stretford Borough Memorial Book
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