Herbert Rogers was the foster son of Thomas and Mary Birks, White House, Mount Pleasant.
UK Soldiers Who Died in The Great war 1914 -19 – acessible on www.ancestry.co.uk includes an entry for Herbert Rogers. It confirms the military details on the left of this page and adds that he enlisted in Hawarden. This source says that he ‘Died of wounds’. His medal index card also on Ancestry, lists his two medals and also tells us that he had a previous regimental number of 6437. There is a pension Index Card for Herbert. This one says that his Aunt and Foster Mother M Birks was to receive 8/6d a week from the 22nd January 1918.
From the County Herald, July 27, 1917
News has been received of the death from wounds received in action of Private Herbert Rogers, 24 years of age, who had lived at White House. Mount Pleasant. Buckley. Only a few days previously his relatives received a letter from him asking them not to worry, as he was getting along nicely. He had been twelve months on active service, and was a single man.