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:

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.

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.


Probate to Kate Ivy Rogers – widow.

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