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VC502   James Rogers

BORN   2 June 1873

DIED   28 October 1961   AGE   88

VC Won   15 June 1901   AGE   28

Place VC Won   Thaba ‘Nchu Orange Free State

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   James Rogers  No.   

VC Issue No.   502   Awards   VC  

Regiment   South African Constabulary



Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Moama, near Riverina, New South Wales, Australia

Place Of Death   Concord Repatriation Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cremated   Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Urn   Plot/Grave no.   Columbarium

Gazetted   18 August 1902

VC Presented   18 September 1902, Governor-General of Australia, Lord Tennyson, Melbourne, Australia


Plaque at Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Memorial stone in Main Street, Henty Highway, Heywood, Victoria, Australia

Rogers Street, Canberra, ACT, Australia

By The Way…

He was Invalided out of the army during World War 1 after being badly wounded at Gallipoli

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia



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