Capt Alfred George Rogers, MBE

1878 Jul 4 Born Chelsea. (MBE Book)

1881 census in Chelsea Barracks. His father is a Colour Sgt

1883 He joined the army as a boy

27 Years in the Army, having joined at 15 years of age

1903 Dec 15. Married in Colaba, Bombay, India to Emily Alice Lincham

1911 census at Balmoral Road, Ellacot, Kingston on Thames

1914 Nov In Suez

1915 Jun 17. Sgt Major . Commissioned 2nd Lt from East Surrey Rgt to Kings Liverpool

1915 Aug to Dec Commanded the Kings Liverpool Garrison at Peshawar, India

1916 to 1919 Commanded the Attached Section and Rest Camps at Bombay

1919 Award MBE for "accommodating very large numbers of troops at very short notice and making them comfortable, compatible with the circumstances. Also accommodating large numbers of POWs"

1921 Oct 31. Joined ADRIC with service no 2146. Posted to Depot

1921 Jan. Appears to be still serving on demobilisation of ADRIC

He then became the licensee of the Midland Arms Hotel, Hendon. 10 Church Road NW4 . It was rebuilt at some point and renamed Claddagh Ring in 1991

1932 Jul 1. I am fairly sure this is him - age is correct, and he was a Captain, "OBE" colour sergeant, worked in India

1939 Register. A still roundsman, single and with 27 years in the Army, 18 Capstone Road , Bournemouth

1952 Died aged 72 (Ancestry tree) Jan/Mar at Christchurch Hants


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