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Captain Lincoln Cosleett Rogers

Assistant Superintendent
Birthplace Monmouthshire Newport Wales Date of Birth: November 14, 1876 Date of Death: April 12, 1937


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Captain Lincoln Coslett Rogers 

Gender: Male 

Date and Place of Birth:  14th November 1876 at Mountjoy Place, Newport, Wales UK. 

Date and Place of Death: 12th April 1937. Hospital Aleman Peyrrdon, 1650 Buenos Aires. Lived at Juncal 970 Piso 8 Departmento R. Buenos Airs 




Childhood: His father worked in South Africa. His parents both Welsh. It appears that some of his childhood was in  the UK and most in South Africa.  

Parents: Father- George Henry Rogers. Mother- Margaret Rogers M/S Thomas 

Parent’s occupations: Father – Mechinical Engineer in an Engineering Works in South Africa.  

Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:  He is listed as a Associate Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (UK) dated 28th April 1911 

Occupation: Before WW1 he was a Mechanical Engineer in a Gold Mine in the Transvaal, SA.  At time of death he ws a Black Oil Sales Manager  in Argentina.  

Place of residence at Gretna: Unknown.

Job title at Gretna: assistant Superintendent at Dornock 

Marital status: Married 

Children: 1. Licoln George Rogers. Born: c1906 

  1. Esme Maud  Rogers. Born: 1917 3rd Quarter. Carlisle. Vol:10b. p.931


1910 From England to NewYork 

  1. 1913. 9th April  From Southampton to New York. Final Destination Chile.  Home address; Roodeports, Transvaal.
  2. 1915. Chile to Liverpool. Arrival 9th March 1915. Permanent Address: 15 The Grove Teddington, Middlesex
  3. 28th April. Liverpool to New York. Arrival: 7th May 1923’.  UK address: C/o Humepipe & Concrete Co. Lower Belgrave Street, London 
  4. Quebec, Canada to Southampton. Arrival 16th June 1923. Future Address: 15 the Grove, Teddington, Middlesex.


  1. 29th June. Southampton to Buenos Aires, Argentina. 


  1. Brazil & River Plate to Southampton. Arrival: 26th May 1931


  1. 31st October. England to Buenos Aires. Perminant Residence, Argentina.


  1. 1936. 22nd England to Buenos Aires. 

Last English address: Kensington Palace Mansions. London 

Future address: Argentine 


Awards/recognitions: Not Found. 

Trivia / any other information:  

Military Service:  


War Service: (London Gazette 13 Nov 1915) 

Ref: Forces War records. National Explosives Factories 

Lieutenant L.C. Rogers.  

Royal Army Ordnance  Corps 

Seniority Date: 17.05.1915 


Nationality: British 

Temporary Lieutenant.  Rank (2nd) Captain 

Award: King’s Birthday Honours List 

Gazette info: 6992 

Gazette Date:03/06/19 

Service: British Army. Regiment Royal Army Ordnance Corps 


Ref: Forces War records. 


Rogers, T/Lt. (T/Capt) Lincoln Coslett, R.A.O.C 

Ref: 6992. Supplement to the London Gazette. 3 June 1919 

     Also: 2008 Supplement to the Edinburgh Gazette 5 June 1919 


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