We remember George Swan Rodger

We remember George Swan Rodger

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Rattray, Perth United Kingdom Source:8549102 Source:8554496 26th November 1895
1900
sibling Elsie S Rodger Source:8554496 1900
1906
sibling John W Rodger Source:8554496 1906
1911
location 3 Links View, Burntisland, Fife United Kingdom parents address Source:8554496 2nd April 1911
1914
education science student Edinburgh University Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:8549425 1914 - 1915
1914
location 15 Dick Terrace, Burntisland, Fife United Kingdom parents address Source:8549102 29th October 1914
1914
service British Army Cadet Officer Training Corps Edinburgh University Contingent Source:8549425 29th October 1914 - 21st April 1915
1915
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Leicestershire Regiment 9th Service Battalion Source:8549102 22nd April 1915
1917
missing Initial report from Basra 11 Jan 1917: "Missing (believed killed) 9th January, 1917". By June 1917, death still not presumed as evidence not strong enough. Death finally presumed in November 1919. Source:8549102 9th January 1917
1917
location Dick Terrace, Burntisland, Fife United Kingdom parents address Source:8549102 17th January 1917
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:8549102
service British Army Second Lieutenant Leicestershire Regiment 10 Battalion Source:3800136
missing Source:8549102
education Broughton School Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:8549425
service British Army Second Lieutenant Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8549425
1917
death Killed in Action Report from Basra to War Office, 1 June, 1917: "2nd Leicesters body seen on parapet Turkish Trench believed by several officers to have been that of 2nd Lieut Rodger" Iraq Source:8549102 9th January 1917
burial Basra Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Basra Iraq Panel 12 Source:8549105

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Swan
Initials GS
Last Name Rodger
Source 8549102
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
15 Dick Terrace, Burntisland, Fife United Kingdom parents address known 29th October 1914
3 Links View, Burntisland, Fife United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Dick Terrace, Burntisland, Fife United Kingdom parents address known 17th January 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Leicestershire Regiment 10 Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Leicestershire Regiment 9th Service Battalion Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army Officer Training Corps Edinburgh University Contingent Cadet
British Army Leicestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion Second Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James Rodger father
Jessie mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elsie S Rodger sister 1900
John W Rodger brother 1906

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription J53054

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Roll of Honour 1914-1919 J53054
BURNTISLAND HEADMASTER'S SON MISSING. J53054

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George Swan Rodger J53054

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