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Frank Lear Rogers

Frank Lear Rogers

Male 1919 - 2017  (97 years)

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  • Name Frank Lear Rogers 
    Born 24 Sep 1919  Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Between Apr 1937 and May 1968  [1
    Occupation Between May 1968 and Sep 1984  Ottawa, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    employee of Dept of National Defence 
    Died 7 Apr 2017  Ottawa, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary 28 Jun 2017  Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Halifax Chronicle Herald 

    • Obituary

      ROGERS, Frank Lear 'Buck'Born September 24, 1919, in Halifax. Passed away peacefully in his 98th year, on April 7, 2017. Married Leota in Montreal on October 19, 1951. Husband of 53 years to beloved wife, Leota Ruth Rogers (Siddall). Dear, proud father of sons, Brian Lear (Gillian) of Red Deer, Alta.; and Robert Alan (Ruth) of Ottawa, Ont. Cherished grandfather of Emily Carla, Jenna Elizabeth and Tyler Robert. Predeceased by parents, Gertrude Martha Harrop and Albert Lear Godfrey Rogers; his brothers, Charles Fredrick (died as infant) and the late Douglas Albert 'Buddy' Rogers. Enrolled 5th Divisional Royal Canadian Army Corps Active Militia April, 1937. Joined Canadian Army August, 1939; served in Halifax until 1944, where he attained rank of Warrant Officer First Class. Attended Master Gunners Course, Kingston, Ont., and Artillery Master Gunners Course in Halifax in 1944/ 45 and Subalterns Royal Military College Kingston, Ont., August 1955. Commissioned in 1951 and worked at 25 Canadian Ordinance Depot until 1952, when he went to Germany with 27 CIBG Ord. Coy. Returned to AHQ in 1954. Promoted Captain in September, 1956 and served with Royal Canadian Dragoons in Petawawa and Germany. Returned to 27 COD in London, Ont., June 27, 1959. Awarded Canadian Volunteer Service Medal 193945, War Medal 1939-45, NATO Service Medal, Canadian Forces Decoration with One Clasp. Transferred to Canadian Forces Headquarters Ottawa on October 1967, until Honourably Released May 1968, with a worthy contribution of 31 years of service. Retired as Captain RCOC. Joined Department of National Defence in Ottawa, Ont., November 15, 1967. Awarded Order of Fellow Logisticians on November 15, 1984, ADM (Mat) Anvil Lapel Pin. Presented with Silver Medallion on his retirement on September 24, 1984, after 18 years service with DND in Ottawa. Member of Victory Grand Lodge of Quebec No. 94 Free Masons as a Master Mason; received, on October 31, 2001, the 50 year 'Lewis' Jewel. Fondly remembered by relatives and friends in Nova Scotia, Montreal, Red Deer and in Ottawa. A private family graveside service is to take place in Southampton. The family wishes to thank St. Patrick’s Home of Ottawa for their kindness and Alzheimer care.

      (transcription published to NS Cumber Mailing List 28 Jun 2017 by John Cordes)
    Person ID I32585  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2017 

    Family Leota Ruth Siddall,   b. CA 1926,   d. 4 Jan 2005, Ottawa, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1951  Montreal, , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Brian Lear Rogers
     2. Robert Alan Rogers
    Family ID F11016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Sep 1919 - Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1951 - Montreal, , Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - employee of Dept of National Defence - Between May 1968 and Sep 1984 - Ottawa, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Apr 2017 - Ottawa, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Halifax Chronicle Herald - 28 Jun 2017 - Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Frank Lear Rogers (1919-2017)
    Frank Lear Rogers (1919-2017)
    Frank Lear Rogers ( 1919 - 2017 ) married Leota Ruth Siddall (ca 1926 - 2005 ), daughter of Calvin Siddall ( 1880 - 1928 ) and Bertha Florence Trowsdale ( 1892 - 1982 ).

  • Sources 
    1. [S695] Obituaries: General, Frank Rogers, Halifax Chronicle Herald, 28 Jun 2017 <http://thechronicleherald.ca/obituaries/1481476-rogers-frank-lear-buck>, vewed 28 Jun 2017.

    2. [S695] Obituaries: General (Reliability: 2).
      Elmer Borden Siddall, Halifax Herald, posted to NSCumber mailinglist 25 May 2000


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