Douglas Neville Rodgers 18 March 1928 - 27 December 1953 Key details Contribute › Service number208875 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeDriver AWMMRoyal New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesDouglas Neville AWMM SurnameRodgers AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number208875 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth18 March 1928 AWMM Place of birthChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesChristchurchNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentCoal miner AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMDennistonNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number208875 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental DeathCause of Death AWMMAccidental death on active service AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankDriver AWMMRoyal New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served with Kayforce 1952-53Died from injuries received in a vehicle accident"Indeed, 1954 proved to be their busiest year so far in Korea in terms of transport details, 'a year of hard work ... under ever changing circumstances'. It was not without its dangers either, as the deaths of Drivers D.N. Rodgers and C.F. Taylor in traffic accidents in December 1953 and May 1954 respectively testified." (McGibbon 1996, vol. 2, p. 352) AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death25 AWMM Date of death27 December 1953 AWMM Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Place of deathKorea AWMM Death notesKorea AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameUnited Nations CemeteryPusanKorea AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumHall of Memories. KoreaMalaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Douglas Neville Rodgers by laying a poppy. Daniel Rodgers Dennis Rodgers Douglas Neville Rodgers Fredrick Rodgers Geoffrey Lionel Rodgers Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Douglas Neville Rodgers Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 10 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1943 to 31st March, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMIan McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 352, 371, 410. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.