PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Rogerson, John Inshaw
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  August 17th, 1944
Buried on:  Commonwealth War Graves Poznań
Plot: 5.  Row: C.  Grave: 1-10.
Nationality:  British
BIOGRAPHY: 
Service number 147714.

John Rogerson was navigator on board a Lancaster during a minelaying operation in the Swinemunde Canal on the night of August 16/17th, 1944.
During the operation the aircraft was shot down by Flak. All men were killed in action

Bevorderingen:
May 31st, 1943: Pilot Officer (probation/emergency)
November 30th, 1943: Flying Officer (probation/war sub)
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Acting Flight Lieutenant
Unit: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 97 Squadron
Awarded on: September 15th, 1944
Action: (general) Citation:
"For gallant and distinguished services in action in connection with recent operations.
 
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Information source(s):   - Fourth Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36702 published on the 12 September 1944
- Morton and Eden
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- 97 Squadron - The Pathfinder Year
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