1973 – Rodgers, Wilfred

Derbyshire Times.

Mr. Wilfred Rodgers (59) of 37, Spital Lane, Chesterfield, had worked at Markham Colliery for over 30 years. He saw active service with the 8th Army in the famous North Africa campaign of 1942, including the decisive battle at El Alamein. He returned to Markham after demobilization. He leaves a widow, a son and a daughter. Cremation is today at 2.30 p.m. at Chesterfield.


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Markham Colliery 1973 disaster

List of miners killed in the 1973 disaster.


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