Rogers Patrick James

NAME Patrick James
PLACE-BIRTH Crooke Waterford Ireland
PLACE-ENLISTMENT Port Douglas/Frasers Hill Qld.
DATE-ENLISTMENT 4/03/15 Port Douglas; 15/08/15 Frasers Hill
NEXT-OF-KIN (brother) Thomas Rogers, Waterford Irleland.
LINK-TO-DOUGLAS SHIRE Enlisted Port Douglas before Jas P Reynolds Chairman of the Douglas Shire
REGIMENT-1 25th Battalion AIF
RANK Private
CAMPAIGN-1 Gallipoli
CAMPAIGN-2 Middle East
CAMPAIGN-3 Western Front
KILLED-IN-ACTION Yes , 17/07/18 France
OTHER-INFO Awarded the 14/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
STORY-OUTLINE Irish immigrant Patrick James Joseph Rogers enlisted at Port Douglas and fought in Gallipoli, Egypt and France. He was hospitalised in France and England. wounded and gassed twice. He had a problem with discipline and AWL a few times. He was Killed in Action 17/07/18 and was buried in France, at the Adelaide Cemetery Villiers-Bretonneux plot 3 row 11 Grave 13.¬ĚLest we Forget .