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Alan Stanley Clark Rogers

In memory of:

Captain Alan Stanley Clark Rogers

August 7, 1915

Dardanelles, Turkey

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

East Yorkshire Regiment

Division:

6th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 1, 1888
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Edwin R. Rogers. Captain Rogers held the rank of Lieutenant in the 61st King George's Own Pioneers, Bangalore, India as well as being an ex-member of the Queen's Own Rifles, Toronto, Ontario. Captain Rogers was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 568 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HELLES MEMORIAL
Turkey

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Memorial Tablet– Alan Stanley Clark Roger's name is included on this memorial tablet in St. John's Anglican Church on 288 Humberside Avenue in West Toronto.    Photo taken in May 2003.
  • St. John's Anglican Church– St. John's Anglican Church on 288 Humberside Avenue in West Toronto.    Photo taken in May 2003.
  • Article– Captain Alan S.C. Rogers, from a memorial booklet published by his parents, circa 1916.
  • Plaque– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
780 Captain Alan Stanley Clark Rogers (RMC 1911) was the son of Edwin R. Rogers. Captain Rogers held the rank of Lieutenant in the 61st King George's Own Pioneers, Bangalore, India as well as being an ex-member of the Queen's Own Rifles, Toronto, Ontario. Captain Rogers was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He served with the East Yorkshire Regiment, 6th Bn. He died 7 Aug 1915 in Dardanelles, Turkey. His name is listed on the Helles Memorial in Turkey.
  • Stained Glass Window– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
780 Captain Alan Stanley Clark Rogers (RMC 1911) was the son of Edwin R. Rogers. Captain Rogers held the rank of Lieutenant in the 61st King George's Own Pioneers, Bangalore, India as well as being an ex-member of the Queen's Own Rifles, Toronto, Ontario. Captain Rogers was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He served with the East Yorkshire Regiment, 6th Bn. He died 7 Aug 1915 in Dardanelles, Turkey. His name is listed on the Helles Memorial in Turkey.
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
780 Captain Alan Stanley Clark Rogers (RMC 1911) was the son of Edwin R. Rogers. Captain Rogers held the rank of Lieutenant in the 61st King George's Own Pioneers, Bangalore, India as well as being an ex-member of the Queen's Own Rifles, Toronto, Ontario. Captain Rogers was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He served with the East Yorkshire Regiment, 6th Bn. He died 7 Aug 1915 in Dardanelles, Turkey. His name is listed on the Helles Memorial in Turkey.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Ever Remembered
Alan Stanley Clark-Rogers, 61st King George's Own Pioneers, Bangalore, Mysore, India, only son of late Edwin R. Rogers, Toronto, and beloved brother of Elizabeth Rogers, Esfevan, Saskatchewan, Canada, killed in action, Dardanelles. 7 August, 1915. In the midst of life we are in death. (Helen)
The Argus Melbourne, Victoria Wed 8 Aug 1923.


780 Captain Alan Stanley Clark Rogers (RMC 1911) was the son of Edwin R. Rogers, Toronto, and beloved brother of Elizabeth Rogers, Esfevan, Saskatchewan, Canada. Captain Rogers held the rank of Lieutenant in the 61st King George's Own Pioneers, Bangalore, India as well as being an ex-member of the Queen's Own Rifles, Toronto, Ontario. Captain Rogers was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He served with the East Yorkshire Regiment, 6th Bn. He died 7 Aug 1915 in Dardanelles, Turkey during WWI. His name is listed on the Helles Memorial in Turkey. A Memorial booklet for Alan Stanley Clark Rogers  was created 8 August 1915.
  • Cap Badge– 780 Captain Alan Stanley Clark Rogers (RMC 1911) was the son of Edwin R. Rogers, Toronto, and beloved brother of Elizabeth Rogers, Esfevan, Saskatchewan, Canada. Captain Rogers held the rank of Lieutenant in the 61st King George's Own Pioneers, Bangalore, India as well as being an ex-member of the Queen's Own Rifles, Toronto, Ontario. Captain Rogers was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He served with the East Yorkshire Regiment, 6th Bn. He died 7 Aug 1915 in Dardanelles, Turkey during WWI. His name is listed on the Helles Memorial in Turkey. A Memorial booklet for Alan Stanley Clark Rogers  was created 8 August 1915.
  • Memorial– Memorial stairwell, RMC Kingston
  • Memorial Arch– Memorial arch, RMC Kingston

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