Roger Keith Midgley

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Private Roger Keith Midgley
Life dates
23 Apr 1924 - 12 Dec 1919
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Roger was discharged from Auxiliary Units to join His Majesty's Forces 18th February 1943. He went on to become a Commander in the Royal Navy. Towards the end of his career, Midgley was based at the Royal Naval Engineering College at Manadon in Wiltshire.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Plympton Patrol Patrol member 09 Dec 1941 18 Feb 1943
National ID
WHWE 280/3
Commissioned or Enlisted
9 Dec 1941

Navy cadet 

Val, Morley View Road, Plympton, Devon
Other information

The son of Frederick and Caroline, his father was a teacher so would have been known to Group Commander Wellington.

Roger won a Olympic bronze medal for Hockey in the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games.


TNA ref WO/199/3390

1939 Register

Telegraph Obituary