M.169  First Officer Thomas William Rogers 

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 b. 7 Jan 1917, Blaencwm, Camarthenshire  19 Nov 1940 to Dec-41 


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prev. an amateur steeplechase jockey

RAF Sep-39 to Sep-40

prev exp. 168hrs on Airspeed Oxfords

On applying to the ATA, he got this splendid endorsement from his local vicar; "He comes from very fine stock and he has entered into his heritage with a sense of real responsibility... As his vicar, I can speak of a good and reliable parishioner; as a personal friend, I know his honesty and sincerity will commend him to others as his fine qualities have commended him to me. "

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d. 10 Dec 1941 (Died in ATA Service) - Botha W5103 crashed at Blacklow Meadow, 2 miles NE of Glossop. His body wasn't discovered until 3 days later, buried in the mud beneath the burnt-out aircraft.

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