Names on Ludwell War Memorial 3

Leonard Charles Rogers

Surname: Rogers
Other names: Leonard Charles
Other people in this story:
Edwin Charles Rogers
Bessie Rogers nee Thompson
Locations in this story:
Tisbury, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Tyne Cot Memorial, Flanders
Horse Hill, Coombe, Shaftesbury
Ludwell, Wiltshire

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.

  • Ludwell War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives