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John Hector Rogers



  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Hector AWMM
  • Surname
    Rogers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    47273 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 January 1919 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 21 May 1941 AWMM 35 Tranmere Road, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Joyce Gladys Rogers (wife), 130 Shackleton Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 September 1941 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 21 May 1941 AWMM Motor Body Builder/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      fair AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      January 1943 wounded gunshot wound left foot and head AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Invalided to New Zealand on the No 1 NZHS April 1943 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 15 December 1943 AWMM
    Medical discharge G.I. AWMM
    Driver/Military AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alfred Laurence Rogers and Maggie Warmington Rogers

    His attestation notes he prefers to take the oath and he does not believe in war.

    Served in New Zealand 90 days and overseas 1 year 251 days. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    22 May 2004 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Waikumete Crematorium, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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