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Rolph, Charles Colwyn

Rank : Captain

Unit : 1st Bn, 2nd Bn

Biography :

Charles Rolph joined 1st Battalion in September 1908. Promoted Lieutenant 27.3.1911, and went with the 1st Battalion to Ireland in September 1912. Posted to 2nd Battalion in September 1914 following promotion to Captain. He was wounded in November 1914, and killed in action on 15.10.1915, aged 27. He is buried at Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, France. He has a commemorative brass plaque in the Regimental Chapel in Leicester Cathedral.
He was the son of Lt Col W M Rolph of the Regiment.

Date of Birth : 1888

Date of Death : 15.10.1915

Place of Death : France

Period of Service : 1908-1915

Conflicts : WW1

Places Served : India, England, Ireland, France

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