Other names: Leonard Charles
Locations in this story: Tisbury, WiltshireFrance & FlandersTyne Cot Memorial, FlandersHorse Hill, Coombe, ShaftesburyLudwell, Wiltshire
Story: Leonard Charles Rogers was born in 1899 in Tisbury, Wiltshire. He was the son of Edwin Charles Rogers, a Farm Labourer, and Bessie Rogers (nee Thompson). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, a Scholar and living at Horse Hill, Coombe, Shaftesbury. He enlisted in Devizes, Wiltshire, as a Private in the 6th Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 35744). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 10th April 1918 and his name appears on the Tyne Cot Memorial (Panel 119 to 120). He is remembered on the war memorial at Ludwell.