Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Jolly, Robert

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Regiment: 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders

Biography: Son of Robert Jolly, Custom House Officer ; born Dundee, 18 May 1897. Student in Medicine, 1919. He enlisted in the 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, 11 November 1914. After training Jolly crossed to France in July 1915 where he served till he was gassed in December 1917. His subsequent service was in home camps in Scotland and England, and he gained commissioned rank, 4 February 1919. Jolly's death was an aftermath of the war. He came up to the University to study Medicine in April 1919, but the effects of the illness contracted at the Front still dogged his steps, and he died 26 November 1919.

Date of Death: 26 November 1919

Burial Details: Buried at St. Cyrus Upper Parish Churchyard, Kincardineshire, 2, 4

Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.

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