RIP Sir John Rogers
Educated at Brentwood School, Rogers joined the Royal Air Force in 1950. He commanded 56 squadron and became Station Commander at RAF Coningsby in 1967. He was 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.
He married Elspeth Campbell; they have two sons and two daughters.
John Rogers retired from the RAF on 31 March 1986 and passed away on 11 October 2021, at the age of 93.