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Leo Michael Rogers (1911 - 1997)

Leo Michael "Mike" Rogers
Born in Albury, New South Wales, Australiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 10 Oct 1936 in Australian Capital Territory, Australiamap
[children unknown]
Died in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australiamap
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Biography

Leo Michael Rogers was born on 4th June 1911 at Albury, New South Wales, Australia. He was the son of John Rogers and Alice Jones. [1] Birth date by reducing date range searches on the index.

Leo Michael Rogers married Elizabeth Cullen McAppion on 10th October 1936 in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. [2]

Leo Michael Rogers enlisted in the AIF during World War II, Service Number [3]

Leo's career and movements can be followed from the Electoral Rolls.

1933 Kensington, South Sydney, postal worker, 259 ANZAC Parade, South Sydney
1935 Wentworth, Waverley, mechanic, 16 Walter Street, Waverley
1936 Watson, Waverley South, telephone mechanic, 27 Alt Street, Waverley South
1943 The Territory for the Seat of Government, telephone mechanic, Arthur Circle, Forrest with his wife
1963 Australian Capital Territory, engineer, 13 Arthur Circle, Forrest with his wife [4]

On 4th June 1991, the family celebrated Leo's 80th birthday with these announcements in "The Canberra Times".

"He'S 80 today — Leo (Mike) Rogers. Happy birthday Grandpa from your loving wife, Letty, your children, grandchildren, relations and many friends. God bless you Dad.
Rogers L.M. Mick of Wetson. Happy birthday to you on this, your 80th, (4.6.91). Blessings, felicitations, greetings, feu de joie and a Te Deum. Love Tom & Joan."[5]

Leo Michael Rogers died on 5th August 1997 at Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. [citation needed] Death date from FAG. Better source required.

He was buried at Gungahlin Cemetery, Mitchell, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. [6]

Sources

  1. NSW BDM Index Birth 12618/1911 Leo M Rogers, John H(F), Alice C(M), district of Albury; [1] Accessed 30 Nov 2021.
  2. ACT Historic Marriage Index 1936; Leo Michael Rogers and Elizabeth Cullen McAppion, Reg No. 80059023, date 10/10/1936; [2] Accessed 29 Nov 2021.
  3. Natiional Archives of Australia Defence and War Service Records; Rogers Leo Michael : Service Number - N377868 : Date of birth - 04 Jun 1911 : Place of birth - Albury NSW : Place of enlistment - Canberra ACT : Next of Kin - Rogers Elizabeth; NAA: B884, N377868; [3] Accessed 29 Nov 2011
  4. Australia Electoral Rolls 1913-1980, Leo Michael Rogers; [Ancestry.com.au] Accessed 29 Nov 2021.
  5. "The Canberra Times" (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Tue 4 Jun 1991 Page 19 Family Notices; NLA trove newspapers [4] Accessed 29 Nov 2021.
  6. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90256214/leo-michael-rogers) accessed 29 November 2021, memorial page for Leo Michael Rogers (unknown–5 Aug 1997), Find A Grave: Memorial #90256214, citing Gungahlin Cemetery, Mitchell, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia ; Maintained by woowoo (contributor 49949980).


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