This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 61135
- Rank: Driver
- Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 35th Reserve Battery
- Place of Death: Edinburgh
- Age at Death: 29
- Date of Death: 14.02.1915
- Burial Country: Scotland
- Cemetery: Dundee Eastern Necropolis
- Grave/Mem Ref no: DD.4.346F.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 26 Strathmartine Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Telephone Linesman
Annie Rogers, 26 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee
More about George Rogers
George died of Pneumonia.
The photograph shows the funeral of Dvr. George Roger, Royal Field Artillery, on 18 February 1915. Roger was a telephone linesman, and enlisted on the outbreak of war.
He died of pneumonia at an Edinburgh military hospital on 14 February. His widow and child lived at 26 Strathmartine Road.
MILITARY FUNERAL IN DUNDEE. The remains of Driver George Roger, a Dundee member of the Royal Field Artillery, who died of pneumonia in an Edinburgh hospital, were yesterday interred in the Eastern Necropolis with full military honours. The cortege, which left the residence of deceased’s parents at 39 Church Street, Dundee, consisted of fifty members of the R.F.A., under Lieutenants M’Naughton and Garriock, and the 6th Black Watch supplied the firing party and pipe band. The Courier, Friday, 19 February 1915, 6.
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