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Name: ROGERS, Jonathan

Award: George Cross

Post-nominal: GC

Date granted: 19 March 1965

State: n/a

Suburb: n/a

Postcode: n/a

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In recognition of his outstanding gallantry and devotion to duty in saving life at sea when H.M.A.S. Voyager was sunk after collision on 10th February 1964, for maintaining the morale of junior ratings in great adversity, for organising the escape of as many as possible, and for supporting the spirits of those who could not escape and encouraging them to meet death alongside himself with dignity and honour. He upheld the highest traditions of service at sea and of his rating of Chief Petty Officer (Coxswain).