Albert Rogers

Pte Albert Rogers

Regiment: 12th Manchester Regiment

Age: 25

Date of death: 20th July 1918

Died a prisoner of war in Germany. He was taken prisoner on 24th March.

When parents had not a letter from him for 10 weeks they became concerned about him and were informed of his death by the British Red Cross society.

Elder brother Pte William Rogers was also killed in June 1918 and his sister's husband Pte Edmund Lord Crook was killed in July 1917.

Source: Rossendale Free Press: 02.11.1918 p.5 col.5