Names on East Knoyle War Memorial

Edwin (or Edward) William Jolliffe

Surname: Jolliffe
Other names: Edwin (or Edward) William
Other people in this story:
William Jolliffe
Caroline Mary Jolliffe
Fred Jolliffe
Victor Henry Jolliffe
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Ascq Communal Cemetery, France
The Green, East Knoyle, Wiltshire

Story:
Edwin William Jolliffe was born in 1896 in East Knoyle. He was the son of William Jolliffe, a Mason, and Caroline Mary Jolliffe. His siblings included Fred and Victor Henry, born in 1894 and 1897, respectively. At the time of the 1911 Census, he was single, working as a Farm Labourer and living at the family home in The Green, East Knoyle, Wiltshire. He enlisted as a Private in the Somerset Light Infantry (Service No. 42286). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 21st October 1918 and was buried at Ascq Communal Cemetery (grave id. A.7). He is remembered on the East Knoyle War Memorial.

Images:
  • East Knoyle War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives