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Rogerson, John Inshaw

Date of death:
August 17th, 1944
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Graves Poznan
Plot: 5. Row: C. Grave: 1-10.
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Service number 147714.

John Rogerson was navigator on board a Lancaster during a minelaying operation in the Swinemunde Canal on the night of August 16/17th, 1944.
During the operation the aircraft was shot down by Flak. All men were killed in action

Bevorderingen:
May 31st, 1943: Pilot Officer (probation/emergency)
November 30th, 1943: Flying Officer (probation/war sub)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Flight Lieutenant
Unit:
No. 97 (Straits Settlements) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1944
(general) Citation:
"For gallant and distinguished services in action in connection with recent operations.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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