Charles John Rogers

Name

Charles John Rogers

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

09/05/1915
32

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Gunner
18218
Royal Garrison Artillery
35th Heavy Battery

Awards

1914 (Mons) Star, British War and Victory Medals

Cemetery/Memorial

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Panel 9
Belgium

UK Memorials

St Mary’s Church Bayford & Brickendon Memorial, Bayford
Goffs Oak Village Memorial
Cheshunt Town Memorial

Pre War

He was born in Cheshunt 9th November 1882, the son of William, a farmer and Louisa and the 1891 census shows him living at Gews Corner, Cheshunt with 6 brothers and sisters. In 1901, the family are now living at St. Lawrences Farm, Hammond Street and Charles is a farm worker.

He m arried Winifred Rogers in 1910 and had one daughter.In 1911 they were living at Claypits Farm, Bayford, where he worked as a farm labourer. He enlisted in London.

Wartime Service

Went to France 21st August 1914

Additional Information

In June 1997 Broxbourne Borough Council received a suggestion from the Chairman of Goffs Oak Community Association to name roads to commemorate the men who lost their lives in the two world wars that are displayed on the Goffs Oak War Memorial. It was decided that these names should be used for the large development in Hammond Street Road This soldier was one of them; Rogers Close is named in memory of him.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Brian Lodge