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Soldier – Rogers, Herbert – Died from Wounds

August 1917

Mexborough and Swinton Times August 4.

Private Herbert Rogers
(Sherwood Foresters)

Straight Lane, Goldthorpe, died on June 19 of wounds received in action in France.

He was single, aged 22, and had been in France a year and seven months.

He had a brother – a DCM winner – who is also serving in France, 1917

From C.W.G.C.:

Rank: Private
Service No: 25556
Date of Death: 19/06/1917
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 1st Bn.

Grave Reference: XIV. E. 15.
Additional Information:
Son of Herbert Rodgers, of Walton’s Yard, Moorthorpe, South Elmsall, Pontefract. Born Tupton, Chesterfield.