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