John Kane Rogers

Wing Commander John Kane Rogers from Belfast was a high-ranking officer with R.A.F. 208 Squadron flying Hawker Hurricanes in North Africa during the war.

Wing Commander

John Kane Rogers


Wing Commander John Kane Rogers (39761) served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He was the son of John Sydney Rogers and Patricia R. Rogers of Belfast.

Rogers died on 1st September 1942 aged 28 years old, while serving with R.A.F. 208 Squadron. He had become Wing Commander on 23rd June 1942, while based in Egypt, and was the pilot on Hawker Hurricane IIB HL566 when it came down in North Africa. Rogers has no known grave and his name is on Column 247 of the Alamein Memorial, El Alamein, Egypt.

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