Born: 17 March 1897.
Family: The second child of Edward and Emily Rodgers of 10 New St, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Edward married Gwendoline Annie Porter on the 3 January 1916 and our research suggests that together they had 7 children – Ailsa E, Charles E, Joan, Phyllis, Joyce, Cyril and Leslie B.
Civilian Occupation: He was an engine cleaner by trade when he enlisted. In 1939 he was a chimney sweep.
Residence: In 1939 he was living in Oldhall St. Tarvin, Cheshire.
Died: On 23 December 1968 aged 71.
Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery
Service Number: 102645
Date of Enlistment: 23 August 1915
Date of Discharge: 24 May 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation