|Place of birth||Bendigo, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Union Bank, Perth, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Tessa Rogers, Suburban Road, South Perth, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||37th Battery Australian Field Artillery|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Lieutenant|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 8|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/31/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
|Date of death|
|Age at death from cemetery records||32|
|Place of burial||Reininghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 7), Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated (brass plaque) in St George's Cathedral, Perth, Western Australia. Parents: David and Katherine ROGERS; husband of Tessa ROGERS, 8 A.G. Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia|
Distinguished Service Order
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 4 April 1915.
Transferred to 1st Brigade, 10 October 1915.
Attached to Mobile Section, 1st Brigade Ammunition Column, Suez Road Camp, 25 December 1915.
Appointed to provisional command, 8th Battery, 24 February 1916.
Appointed Major, 12 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 23 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 March 1916.
Awarded Distinguished Service Order, 1 January 1917.
Attached to 1st Division Artillery Headquarters, 10 January 1917; rejoined unit, 9 February 1917.
Wounded in action, Belgium, 16 September 1917 (shrapnel wound, compound fracture, skull and thigh, shattered arm); admitted to 6th London Field Ambulance; died of wounds, 16 September 1917.Medals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ROGERS David Thomson|