Other names: Edwin (or Edward) William
Locations in this story: East Knoyle, WiltshireFrance & FlandersAscq Communal Cemetery, FranceThe 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.