Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Death of a retired Police Officer: Insp. 109 Henry (Harry) Rogers

It is with regret that we have to announce the death of a retired Police Officer: Insp. 109 Henry (Harry) Rogers, who died on the 5th August 2020 aged 89 years.
Harry joined Durham County Constabulary on 18th October 1952 having previously served with HM Forces for 2 years with the Royal Horse Guards.
From Training Harry was posted to Stanley, before moving to Seaham Harbour then Eppleton, before he was promoted to Sergeant in October 1965 and he moved to Motor Patrols at Whickham.
In July 1966 he moved to Jarrow, then in September 1969 he became an Instructor at Harperley Hall. 
From July 1972 he served at Durham City until he moved into the role of Chemist Shop Liaison from October 1975 until he was promoted to the rank of Inspector in April 1976 and moved to Peterlee then later to Durham.
In February 1979 he returned to Training for two years before being posted to Stanley for 9 months. In October 1981 he moved into Control Room for 4 months before returning to Peterlee.
Harry retired on 15th September 1983.
A family Funeral will take place on Thursday 20th August 2020 11:30 at Durham Crematorium.
Due to the current restrictions only Harry’s direct family will be able to attend. Friends are invited to stand outside of the Crematorium to pay their respects but must adhere to current restrictions.
Donations in lieu of flowers have been requested to Alzheimer’s Research UK.
Our thoughts are with Harry’s family and friends at this sad time.

Harry’s daughter Tracy would love to hear from anyone that could share their memories of him. As well as being special for the family to hear, some words they could share in tribute at his funeral would be wonderful. Tracy can be emailed on : tracy_stead@yahoo.co.uk

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