John Rogers (RAF officer)
Sir John Rogers
|Born||11 January 1928|
|Died||11 October 2021 (aged 93)|
Little Horkesley, Essex
|Service/||Royal Air Force|
|Years of service||1950–1986|
|Rank||Air Member for Supply and Organisation|
Air Chief Marshal
|Commands held||RAF Coningsby|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Educated at Brentwood School, Rogers joined the Royal Air Force in 1950. After commanding a fighter squadron he became Station Commander at RAF Coningsby in 1967 and then Deputy Commandant of the RAF College, Cranwell before becoming Director-General of Organisation in 1977. He went on to be Air Officer Commanding Training Units at Support Command in 1979, Air Member for Supply and Organisation in 1981 and Controller of Aircraft in 1983 and he was promoted to air chief marshal at the start of 1984. Rogers retired from the RAF on 31 March 1986.
He married Elspeth Campbell; they have two sons and two daughters.
Rogers died on 11 October 2021, at the age of 93.
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- Whitaker's Almanack 1987
- Telegraph Deaths Announcements: Rogers, Air Chief Marshal Sir John Robson