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Name Rogers Guy O'Connor
Army number Not yet ascertained.
Rank Lieutenant-Colonel.
Date of birth 20/3/1899 in West Bengal, India.
Age 55 at the time of his death.
Unit Gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Joined The Durham Light Infantry - commissioned as a 2/Lt 24/12/1920. Posted No. 4 ITC - probably at the outbreak of War. Posted 14th Battalion DLI 10/12/1941. Senior Officers' School 17/2/1942. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 5/7/1943 - in command. Left Battalion on health grounds September 1943. Posted No. 4 ITC. Retired in the rank of Lt Colonel 30/9/1947.
Company/Battery Battalion HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Commanding Officer.
Joined Brigade
Promotions T/Lt Col 5/10/1943.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 20-Mar-54 in Devonshire. Probate granted 7/8/1954, London Registry.
Home address Father - Henry Schofield Rogers - born Canada (Ontario) - Major, Royal Engineers - subsequently Surveyot of Prisons for the Home Office. Mother - Aileen Mary O'Conor - born Punjab, India. At the time of the 1911 Census Guy was 12 and the family were living at 37, Cottenham Park Road, Wimbledon, London SW.
Source table 11DLI