Reginald Percy Jolliffe

Surname: Jolliffe
Other names: Reginald Percy
Other people in this story:
William George Jolliffe
Caroline Mary Jolliffe (nee Curtis)
Annie Eliza Kate Pitman
Fred Jolliffe
Edwin William Jolliffe
Victor Henry Jolliffe
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Tisbury, Wiltshire
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

Reginald Percy Jolliffe was born in East Knoyle, Wiltshire, on 8 Aug 1898 and baptised there on 16 Oct 1898 the son of William George Jolliffe, a Mason, and Caroline Mary Jolliffe (nee Curtis).  He spent his early life at The Green, East Knoyle.   He had enlisted with the South East Lancashire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 30629).  He was at some time transferred to the 1st Battalion of the North Staffordshire Regiment (Service No. 43597) and later with the 1st/6th Battalion.  He again was transferred to the South Staffordshire Regiment (Service No. 238102).   It is not known in which theatre of was he served but on his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. He married Annie Eliza Kate Pitman in Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 22 Dec 1924.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at West End Farm Bungalow, Tisbury, Wiltshire, working as a Cowman.  He later moved to Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, and died at The District Hospital, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, on 30 Oct 1964.  His brothers, Fred Jolliffe, Edwin William Jolliffe and Victor Henry Jolliffe, all served but regrettably all died during the conflict.


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