Capt. John Henry Rogers DCM

1875 Jul. Born Liverpool, Lancs. Son of William and Maria Rogers

The name is too common to get accurately in censuses. He may have been in an Orphanage as a child of the right details fits

1896 Apr 21. Enlists in Lancs Fus. in the 3rd Militia Battalion. He is a warehouseman

1896 Jul 3. Discharged to join Lanc Fus as a regular

1896-1898 Sudan Medal

1911 census He is a sergeant in Lanc Fus at Wellington Barracks, Bury.

1915 Jul 15 Landed in France

1915 Aug 12. DCM gazetted

1916 May 8. Commissioned 2nd Lt

1917 Nov 10 . Labour Corps. Temp . 2nd Lt. J . H..Rogers, from Lanc. Fus., to be temp. 2nd Lt . (with seniority 8 May 1916 ) and actg. Capt . while comdg. a Co .

1918 May 10 Labour Corps. Temp . Lt . (actg . Capt. ) J.H. Rogers , D.C.M., to be temp. Capt.

1919 Aug 13. Labour Corps. Temp. Capt. J. H. Rogers, D.C.M, relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Capt .

1920 Oct 23. Joined ADRIC with service no 833. Posted to I Coy "No Papers". Wife at 16 Reuben Street, Dublin

1921 Jun 29. Posted to Depot

Fined £1 by Coy Commander

1922 Jan 16. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Oct 12. Leaves UK for USA. UK Address at 623 Brynan Gates, Bamfurlong near Wigan. A miner travelling with wife and child