First World War
27801 Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry
Not Yet Researched
Pier and Face 6 B. France
St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey
Walter Rolph, born in 1887, was fourth son of George and Mary Ann Rolph of 7 Sotheron Road, Watford. When Walter enlisted, he and Emily were living in Ebury Road, Watford.
He joined the 6th battalion of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry as Private 27801 and served in France and Flanders. He was killed in action on 16 September 1916.
Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.
Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild