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Bertie Rogers

Private

15th Infantry Brigade Headquarters

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: V. Lynch
  • Plaque: 1698

Additional Info

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Biography

Bertie Rogers was born in Ballarat East and on 19th July 1915 he enlisted from there. He was married, aged 33 and employed as a hairdresser. He joined the 58th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 4574. Later he was transferred to 15th Infantry Brigade HQ. On the 28th April 1918 he was killed in action during the 2nd Battle of Villers-Bretonneux, and is buried at Daours Communal Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 1698

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour