Rogers, Frederick Charles

Regimental Number: 123507
Rank: Corporal
Branch: 18th Battalion

Fred was born in London, Ontario on August 24, 1891. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in September of 1915. He received gunshot wounds to his left hand on May 8, 1817 at Vimy Ridge; he lost his thumb and two fingers. As a result of this injury, Fred was discharged on January 14, 1918. According to his service file, Fred was married to Pearl E. at the time of his enlistment, while the community book states that he married Louisa Jane in Calgary on September 21, 1921. In 1931, Fred and Louisa moved to Grande Prairie and settled on SE 19-74-2-W6. Fred died on June 12, 1977.

Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 949