First Lieutenant Rogers, Ford O. USMC
First Lieutenant Ford O. Rogers
U.S. Marine Corps
First Marine Aviation Force, Northern Bomb Group (USN)
Date of Action: September – November, 1918
The Navy Cross is awarded to First Lieutenant Ford O. Rogers, United States Marine Corps, for distinguished and heroic service as an aviator in an aeroplane engaged in active operations co-operating with the Allied Armies on the Belgian Front during September, October and November, 1918, bombing enemy bases, ammunition dumps, railroad junctions, etc., attached to Northern Bombing Group.
ROGERS, FORD O
- MG USMC
- DATE OF BIRTH: 03/23/1894
- DATE OF DEATH: 09/12/1972
- BURIED AT: SECTION 4 SITE 3140 SS
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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