Walter Rolph

Name

Walter Rolph

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

16/09/1916

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
27801
Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry
6th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 6 B.
France

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

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.

Wartime Service

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.

Additional Information

Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild