|Lincolnshire Regiment||52053 & 64129|
|Leicestershire Regiment||21335||51st Graduated Battalion|
Photo courtesy Sheila Holloway
Photo courtesy Bryan Rollinson
We can only find one local Jack Rollinson in the records. If this is the correct Jack Rollinson he would have entered the war at its end and must have been promoted rapidly. He was born in 1900, at Crich, the son of Albert and Ada Rollinson.
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory & British War medals.
Private Jack Rollinson
9 November 1918
CRICH, LEA & HOLLOWAY
Writing from Stockport General Hospital to his parents at Railway House, Crich, Lewis Gunner Jack Rollinson, Lincolns, informs them that he has been wounded in the leg by shrapnel. He was moved to Stockport about a week ago after being in hospital a East Leigh. Lance Corporal Rollinson who crossed to France on Easter Wednesday was gassed several months ago.
1939 Register: Osmaston Road, Derby
John W Rollinson b.20 September 1899; progress clerk Rolls Royce
Margaret M Rollinson b.21 October 1898
John J Rollinson b.28 September 1926; school
five closed records
Children had mother's maiden name recorded as Mullally, first child registeredin åManchester the others at Derby
|John||Rawson||father in law||79||Retired hosier||Higham|
1911: Prospect Terrace, Crich
|Annie E||Ashton||wife||50||Assistant in business||Crich|
|Lilley||Ashton||daughter||27||Assistant in business||Riddings|
|Ursula||Sims||step daughter||28||Assistant in business||Crich|
In 1918 his parents were living at Railway House, Crich.