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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Whakarongotai ROGERS: Birth: abt 1886. Death: 1955

  2. Frederick Kamu ROGERS: Birth: abt 1889. Death: 1955

  3. Augustus Rutakewhenua ROGERS: Birth: 1892 in Maketu, BOP, NZ. Death: 1957

  4. Ihipera (Bella) ROGERS: Birth: abt 1900. Death: 1976

  5. Wynyard (Winiata) ROGERS: Birth: abt 1909 in Maketu, BOP, NZ. Death: 1964


Notes
a. Note:   r especially good work and devotion to duty". Both he and his brother Kuku were granted land for soldier settlement at Ohineapanea. Their farms were on Rogers Road.
 PAENGAROA
 In conjunction with the blacksmith's shop a wheelwright also operated and many old-timers will remember Bill Jones and his old shack and how he always welcomed Charlie Rogers, the driver of the Maketu mail cart, when Charley arrived with the goods from Maketu.
 Surname RATETE
 Given Name Whakarongotai
 Category Nominal Roll Vol. 2
 Regimental Number 20727
 Rank Private
 Next of Kin Title Charles
 Next of Kin Surname ROGERS
 Next of Kin Relationship Father
 Next of Kin Address Maketu Bay of Plenty
 Roll 41
 Page 40
 Occupation Sawmilling
  ST THOMAS
 In loving memory of Charles ROGERS died 27 June 1923 aged 62 years
 He tohu aroha, Hare Ratete, i mate i te 27 o nga ra o Hune (June) 1923, ona tau 62.
Note:   Charles Rogers also ran a store at Maketu, probably taking over from his brother. He also had the mail contracts between Te Puke and also Paengaroa and Maketu. Four of his sons served in World War One and Ru was awarded the Military Medal "fo


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