Lt George Henry Rogers RFC

1916 Photo


1899 Jan 21. Born (ties with ADRIC age of 22 on joining) at Throwley, Kent, England

1899 Feb 26 Baptised

1901 census at Badlesmere, Kent

1911 census at Owens Court Cottages, Selling, Faversham

1916 Aug 20. Gains his Aviators Cert. He will have been commissioned then too, but I cannot get the commission in LG. It is not easy to see where he got the money to pay for the flying lessons.

1916 May 31 Enlisted in RNAS as a Boy Mechanic

1917 Jan 21. Transferred to adult enlistment

RAF Record (there is another service record, but he is born 1895 and was not an officer. He was in the RIC and died in an ambush on 13 April 1921, aged 25)

1917 Jan 6 . Officer cadet.

1917 Oct 25, Commissioned 2nd Lt in RFC

1918 Apr 11. Air Crash - wounded

1919 Jul 7. Transferred to unemployed list. Lt George Henry Rogers

1920 Dec 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1324. Posted to A Coy

1921 Jun 24. Permitted to resign on disciplinary grounds.

1923 Oct/Dec Married in Faversham , Kent to Mabel French

1939 Register. Living at 7 Lafone Avenue , Feltham U.D., Middlesex with wife Mabel. He is a Flying Instructor

1966 Jul/Sep Died Greenwich, Kent