Names on East Knoyle War Memorial

Fred Jolliffe

Surname: Jolliffe
Other names: Fred
Other people in this story:
William Jolliffe
Caroline Mary Jolliffe née Curtis
Edwin William Jolliffe
Victor Henry Jolliffe
Reginald Percy Jolliffe
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle
France & Flanders
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders
The Green, East Knoyle, Wiltshire

Fred Jolliffe was born in 1894 in East Knoyle and baptised there on 3rd June, 1894. He was the son of William Jolliffe, a Mason, and Caroline Mary Jolliffe (née Curtis). His siblings included Edwin William and Victor Henry, born in 1896 and 1897 respectively, who both died in the war whereas Reginald Percy Jolliffe served and suvived.  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 in Salisbury as a Private in the 2nd Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 9101). He later transferred to the 1st Battalion and served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals. He was missing presumed dying of wounds on 18th May 1915 and his name appears on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Panel 53). He is remembered on the East Knoyle War Memorial.

  • East Knoyle War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives
Edwin William Jolliffe
Victor Henry Jolliffe