John Avery Rogers was born at Chattanooga, Tennessee, the son of John Rufus Rogers and Margaret Hazel (Maggie) Colston

Military Data
Unit A Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Division, Americal Division, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 4 October 1967
Incident Date 19 January 1968
Casualty Date 19 January 1968
Age at Loss 19
Location , South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Other explosive device

Vietnam Wall Panel 34E Line 082

Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Plot BB, 41

Picture below from the Chattanooga High School, yearbook 1964

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 1 August 1948
  • Date of death: 19 January 1968
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 1st Cavalry Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIII, Top Panel
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