John Tolft (poss Tolfts)

Name

John Tolft (poss Tolfts)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

27/03/1918
30

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
88211
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
8th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

ASSEVILLERS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
XI. D. 4.
France

UK Memorials

Great Hormead Village Memorial, Great Hormead
St Nicholas Church Roll of Honour, Great Hormead

Pre War

Born in 1886 son of Thomas and Hannah Tolfts and was baptised on 14 Nov 1886. He married Caroline Amelia (Richardson) Tolfts on 7 Aug 1905 in Great Hormead and was living in The Half Acre, Great Hormead, Buntingford, Herts. 1911 as a farm labourer. Then they lived in Hare Street in 1915 with four children.

Wartime Service

Enlisted on 11 Dec 1915 and was mobilised on 9 Jan 1917 at Bedford, Herts. Embarked for France at Folkstone on 6 Aug 1917.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox