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Jack Henry Rogers

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 627 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 627 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Rogers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 14/62 AWMM
    • WWII 15155 AWMM
    • WWII 402605 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 March 1895 AWMM MelbourneVictoria AWMM
    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Pre 10 August 1914 AWMM Brighton Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM 45 Tohunga Crescent, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Walter Rogers (father), Brighton Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs Rosie Victoria Rogers (wife), 45 Tohunga Crescent, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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 7.75 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 28 June 1915 with an inflamed ear AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 7 July 1915 with otitis media (ear) AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Rosie Victoria nee Bush, married 24 December ?1918 in Romford, England.

    Next of kin listed as his father in New Zealand and later also his wife of Gaytons Grocery Store, Sherbourne Road, Torquay, England.

    After illness with ear disease in June and July 1915 he returned from Malta on 8 September 1915 for Egypt, declared fit for active service.

    By 27 September he embarked again on the HT Inkosi from Alexandria to rejoin his unit, Auckland Infantry Battalion at Mudros.

    On 1 January 1916 he disembarked in Alexandria from the HT Varsova coming from the Dardanelles.

    April 1916 he is listed as embarking from Port Said for France.

    In August 1916, in Armentieres, France he is disciplined with 9 months imprisonment, hard labour for being absent without leave and disobeying command.. He was admitted to No 1 Military Prison, Rouen about 19th or 20th August 1916.

    Released from prison 21 January 1917 and his sentence of 9 months suspended from the date of entraining he was sent back to the field and rejoined his unit 1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, only three days later he was detached to Railway Construction in the field.

    Returning to the AIB 14 April 1917 and promoted to Lance Corporal on the 16 April 1917.

    Falling sick again in September 1917 he was admitted to hospitals until recovery and was also promoted to the rank Corporal.

    Finally discharged from hospital in November 1917 he was attached to NZ ?? Brigade attached to Depot and sent to the New Zealand Division in the field by December 1917 where he rejoined his unit 1 Battalion Auckland Regiment at the end of January 1918.

    In April 1917 he was appointed temporary Warrant Officer Class 2 and temporary Company Sergeant-Major.

    Awarded the Military Medal in April 1918

    On 11 May 1918 the remainder of his prison sentence sentence of hard labour was remitted.

    In June 1918 he was promoted to the rank Warrant Officer Class 2 and Company Sergeant-Major.

    World War 1 service: 4 years 190 days overseas; total service 4 years 286 days AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 627 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • McDonald, W. (2013). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. (3rd ed.). Hamilton, N.Z.: Richard Stowers. AWMM

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