Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 4th September 1945; age: 45; at The Queen Mary’s Roehampton Hospital, Wandsworth.

Residence: 47, Kingston Road, Ipswich.


First World War:

Rank: Sadler/Acting Corporal; service Number: 53267.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 25th Brigade.


Date of Entry Therein: 16th August 1914.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp & Roses.


Rank: Staff Sergeant; Service Number: 1026179.

Regiment: Royal Artillery.


Grace Reference:


Ipswich New Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Kate Ivy Rogers, of Ipswich.




1891   31, Suffolk Road, Ipswich.

Walter was 4 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

Ezekiel Boon Rogers, 48, a Tailor, born Brandston, Suffolk.

Laura Adelaide Rogers (nee Ladd), 40, born Nacton, Suffolk.

Thomas Richard Rogers, 19, a Tailor’s Apprentice, born Ipswich.

Oliver George Rogers, 18, a Tailor’s Apprentice, born Ipswich.

Herbert William Rogers, 15, a Tailor’s Apprentice, born Ipswich.

Percival Octavious Rogers, 14, born Ipswich.

Mabel Laura Rogers, 13, born Ipswich.

Florence Maud M.A. Rogers, 11, born Ipswich.

Benjamin Ezekiel Rogers, 8, born Ipswich.

Albert Victor Rogers, 7, born Ipswich.

Raymond Onesimus Rogers, 5, born Ipswich.

Jack Ladd Rogers, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   31, Suffolk Road, Ipswich.

Walter was 10 years old and living with his widowed father & siblings.

Ezekiel, 55, a Tailor.

Mabel, a Housekeeper – at home.

Benjamin, 18, a Stay Cutter.

Victor, 17, a Plumber.

Raymond, 14, a Commercial Clerk – died 1903, Ipswich.

Jack, 11.


1911   Woolwich, London.

Walter was 20 years old, he was a Soldier ranked Driver for the Royal Field Artillery.


Walter’s mother, Laura Adelaide Rogers died 1900, Ipswich. His father, Ezekiel Boon Rogers died 1910, Ipswich.


In 1920, Ipswich, Walter married Kate Ivy Emmens, born September 1891, Alderton, Suffolk.

They had 2 children:

Peter Walter Rogers, born September 1922, Felixstowe, Suffolk.

Molly K. Rogers, born 1924, Steyning, West Sussex.


In 1930, Walter, Kate and their children were living at AA Block, Barracks, Newcastle upon Tyne.



Walter’s wife, Kate and their children Peter & Molly were living at their family home – 47, Kingston Road, Ipswich.


Probate to Kate Ivy Rogers – widow.

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