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Major Robert Rogers

Person  Male  Born 7/11/1731  Died 18/5/1795

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: USA

Born in Massachusetts to Irish immigrants. Aged 8 his family moved to New Hampshire. Served in the British Army fighting the French and the native Americans. He created the Rogers' Rangers, who were trained for raiding and close combat behind enemy lines.

Came to London a few times, trying to resolve financial problems but he also succumbed to alcoholism and died a debtor in the Kings Bench Prison.

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St Marys Newington - Rogers

Major Robert Rogers was a colonial farmer recruited from New Hampshire, Ameri...

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