Herbert ROGERS

ROGERS, Herbert

Service Number: 404042
Enlisted: 26 April 1940
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 9 June 1917
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Flying Battle, Mediterranean Sea, 15 April 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Alamein Memorial (El Alamein), Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, 404042
26 Apr 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 404042

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Maryland AH298 of 203 Squadron RAF crashed in the Mediterranean Sea with all crew killed

Flying Officer Eric Neville Sommerville 402069 RAAF (previously with 39SQN RAF)

Flight Sergeant Herbert Rogers 404042 RAAF

Flying Officer James Bruce Halbert 406006 RAAF

Flight Sergeant Norman Gordon 755901 RAF

Their bodies were not recovered and they are commemorated on the Alamein Memorial