ARMED FORCES MEMORIAL
His name has been included on the Armed Forces Memorial in Staffordshire and will be included on the Rolls of Honour that, when complete, will be kept on public display in the Chapel of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London.
THE SON OF JOHN RODAWAY AND MARY ( MAITLAND) John is my grandfather's brother
work in progress
Joined RAF as a boy in January 1950.
Served until April 1985.
Held rank of Warrant Officer
Served in many locations, including Germany, Holland, Aden, Bahrain, Zambia, Malaya, Singapore and Gan
Born in Liverpool (guess that makes me one of the Liverpool Rodaways father was Richard Henry Rodaway who served between the wars and during WW2 in the Liverpool Kings Regt. Had uncles Walter and William (Billly) Rodaway who served in the army during WW2. Also an uncle Fredrick (Freddie) Rodaway who served in the navy during WW2. All came from Liverpool. currently retired and living in Harrow, Middlesex Jack in the middle
Jack in the middle
Richard Henry Rodaway 1902 was the son of Walter,1881 my great grandfather's younger brother ( Frederick Rodaway Kings Liverpool Reg K.I.A )
2nd battalion Manchester regiment died 8th April 1931
buried, POONA INDIA
YOUNGER BROTHER TO WILLIAM AND THOMAS. born LIVERPOOL 1934 the family moved to BLACKPOOL late 1930s he spent time in Malaya during his national service, keen snooker player went on to become a professional snooker referee,
733290 Lance Corporal Reginald RODAWAY ? Royal Engineers (TA
Enlisted into the Royal Field Artillery Territorial Army 17.11.20
Posted to 7th Hampshire & Dorset yeomanry Brigade 17.11.20
Cause of Discharge: Termination of Servicegrandson mark
When I asked my Grandfather why he joined the army, he told me it was because he had lost a brother in WW1; Private Arthur Harry Rodaway 10th btn. Hampshire Rgt.
Re-enlisted into the Royal Engineers Territorial Army 27.01.31
Posted to 206 Field Company 27.01.31
Posted to 3066 Company 27.01.35
Posted to 206 1935
Posted to Hampshire Fortress 01.11.37
Called up for Service 26.09.38
Posted to 2 Company 26.09.38
Posted to 3 Company (Hants) Fortress 15.05.39
Posted to 578 (Hants) Army Field Company 18.05.40
Posted to HQ 4th Command Training Engineers 24.05.41
Posted to 578 Hampshire Army Field Company 28.03.42
Embarked for Service Overseas 14.06.42
Posted to 159 Training Centre 20.11.44
Posted to 578 Hampshire Field Company 30.11.44
Attached to Assembly Centre 07.07.45
Released to Army Reserve 27.10.45
Cause of Discharge: His services being no longer required on re-enlistment into the Territorial Army.
Re-enlisted into the Royal Engineers Territorial Army 08.05.47
Posted to 578 Coast Squadron (TA) 08.05.47
Posted to 115 Construction Engineer Regiment 16.10.47
Appointed Lance Corporal 15.08.50
Cause of Discharge: Termination of Engagement
Service with the Colours: 26.09.38 to 08.10.38
Overseas Service: Middle East 14.07.42 to 28.08.43
British North Africa Force 29.08.43 to 24.07.45
Medals: Efficiency Medal (Territorial)
1939/45 Star- Africa Star with 8th Army Cl- Italy Star
Defence Medal- War Medal 1939/45
SONS OF REGINALD RODAWAY
Keneth Rodaway - Spr. Royal Engineers (cica end of WWII)
John Rodaway - Spr. Royal Engineers 1951-1953 GSM Canal Zone born Christchurch 05/08/1932.
Micheal Rodaway - Royal Marine (plus his two sons - both served as Royal Engineers)
Peter Rodaway - Royal Hampshire Regiment
MARK RODAWAY Royal Navy 1978-1989 leaving as a Petty Officer Radar before transfering into H.M. Coastguard where he has served the past 21+ years currently the Coastguard Commander for Dorset. TO BE AWARDED THE OBE IN THIS YEARS HONOURS LIST, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-16364607
GREATGRANDSON Thomas John RODAWAY is a serving Warefare specialist in the Royal Navy;
RODAWAY PETER STANLEY SBA RN
RODAWAY WALTER RALEIGH ROWLAND CPL RAF
RODAWAY WALTER PTE RA
RODAWAY WILLIAM HENRY AB RN
RODAWAY WILLIAM HENRY PTE 3760307 KINGS REGIMENT
RODAWAY WILLIAM HENRY PTE A.A.C . AWARDS 5 DISCHARGE 30-6-1949
RODAWAY WILLIAM JAMES 4078471 GUNNER R.A DISCHARGE 12-11-1940
RODAWAY ALAN KEBLE WS/ R.A. Captain 03/12/1951
RODAWAY ALBERT ARTHUR SGMN ROYAL SIGNALS
RODAWAY CHRISTOPHER ROBIN A/A R.A.F DISCHARGE 17-10-1962
RODAWAY EDWARD JOHN GDSM SCOTS GUARDS signed 1964 DISCHARGE 26-9-1970
RODAWAY FREDERICK GUNNER R.A. DIED 18-12- 1962 LISTED on FAMILY MEMBERS RODAWAY GEORGE BDR. R A. DISCHARGE 16-2-42
RODAWAY HENRY THOMAS MARINE R.M. AWARDS 5 DISCHARGE 1-8-45.
RODAWAY LEONARD JOHN L.A.C. R.A.F. DATE OF RELEASE 5-4-1946
RODAWAY LLEWELLYN CYRIL TEMP.ACT . LIEUT COMMANDER R.N.V.R RELINQUISHMENT 7-6-46
RODAWAY ROY REGINALD CPO R.N.
RODAWAY MARGARITA LEADING AIR CRAFT WOMAN R.A.F.
ARMED FORCES BIRTHS,
Rodaway David M Malta 1963
Rodaway John Edward Singapore 1967
Rodaway Julie D Germany 1955
Rodaway Julie D Germany 1959
Rodaway Michelle Alison Malta 1982
Rodaway Michelle Alison Malta 1962
Rodaway Virginia Indian Subcontinent 1838
Rodaway George Indian Subcontinent 1836
Rodaway Vera A Singapore 1954
Nick Santana Rodaway, my grandson HMS RALEIGH 18 SEPT, 2015
HMS COLLINGWOOD 19 JAN 2016
passed out for a armed warfare specialist highest score to date.
HMS DARING the first Type 45, is at the forefront of the Royal Navys next generation of Area Air Defence Destroyers. At 151 metres long, weighing 8000 tonnes and packed with the latest in Air Warfare technology, Daring is a world leader and world beater.
Set sail today 11/04/16 6 weeks test's
His new ship, July /2016 HMS Dragon ,Daring class