1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Arthur Edward Rolph

Contributed by: Shaun Watts, on 2008-11-11

Arthur Edward Rolph
First Name Arthur Edward
Surname Rolph
Year of Birth 1898
Year of Death 1958
Regiment Essex Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Duton Hill, Nr Dunmow., Essex

Arthur Edward's Story

All I know of his war record is that he was awarded the Military Medal for Bravery in the Field, 22nd Janurary 1917. I understand he was wounded and disabled dealing with a German Grenade thrown into his trench. He always had a stiff leg. He died in 1958 when I was only three years of age. He acquired the nickname "Polly' because he kept a parrot and always had monkey nuts in his pocket.

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