Témoignages d'anciens combattants:
Lawrence Browning Rogers

Armée

  • Lawrence Rogers received this teddy bear from his 10-year-old daughter Aileen while fighting in Europe. Aileen thought that the bear would protect him. Lawrence carried it with him always. After his death, the bear was returned to the family.

    Lawrence Rogers received this teddy bear from his 10-year-old daughter Aileen while fighting in Europe. Aileen thought that the bear would protect him. Lawrence carried it with him always. After his death, the bear was returned to the family.
  • Lawrence Roger's son, Howard, wrote him a letter on September 8, 1917 but it never reached his father. Lawrence was killed on October 30, 1917 during the battle at Passchendaele.

    Lawrence Roger's son, Howard, wrote him a letter on September 8, 1917 but it never reached his father. Lawrence was killed on October 30, 1917 during the battle at Passchendaele.
  • The official Department of Militia report that Lawrence Rogers was killed by enemy shell fire while performing his duties as a medic with the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles, tending to the wounded of his unit. Collection courtesy of Roberta Innes.

    The official Department of Militia report that Lawrence Rogers was killed by enemy shell fire while performing his duties as a medic with the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles, tending to the wounded of his unit. Collection courtesy of Roberta Innes.
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