Born: 4th January 1887, Mendlesham, Suffolk.

Baptised: 7th July 1889, All Saint’s Church, Brockford cum Wetheringsett, Suffolk.

Died: 8th May 1915; age 29; Died of Wounds received in action at Gallipoli aboard Hospital Ship “Lutzow” and buried at sea

Rank: Private; Service Number: Ch/239(s);

Regiment: Royal Marine Light Infantry, ‘Chatham’ Battalion, Royal Naval Division.


Memorial Reference:


Chatham Naval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Jane Jolly, of 61, Broom Hill Road, Ipswich.




1891     Brockford Street, Wetheringsett cum Brockford, Suffolk.


Albert was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Richard Jolly, 41, a Blacksmith, born Mendlesham, Suffolk.

Jane Jolly (nee Burch), 40, born Mendlesham.

Agnes Ada Jolly, 21, born Mendlesham.

George Henry Jolly, 18, a Blacksmith, born Mendlesham.

Arthur William Jolly, 16, a Blacksmith, born Mendlesham.

Frederick Jolly, 12, a Blacksmith Apprentice, born Mendlesham.

Ernest Edgar Jolly, 10, born Mendlesham.

Alfred Leonard Jolly, 8, born Mendlesham.

Walter Harvey Jolly, 3, born Brockford cum Wetheringsett, Suffolk.

Olive May Jolly, 2, born Brockford cum Wetheringsett.

Basil Jolly, 8 months, born Brockford cum Wetheringsett.


1901     Turnpike Road, Brockford cum Wetheringsett.


Albert was 15 years old, a Stock Man on Farm. He was living with his parents & siblings.

George, 50, a Shoeing Smith & Harnesser – own account.

Jane, 50.

William, 26, a Shoeing Smith.

Ernest, 20, an Agricultural Labourer.

Leonard, 17, a Groom & Coachman.

Olive, 13.

Walter, 12.

Basil, 10.

Ethel Mildred Jolly, 9, born Brockford cum Wetheringsett.

Phyllis Maud Jolly, 7, born Brockford cum Wetheringsett.


1911   39, Mornington Road, Wanstead, Essex.


Albert was 25 years old, a Gardener – Domestic. He was a boarder at the home of 44 year old, William Milner, a Gardener – Domestic.

Royal Marine Light Infantry, ‘Chatham’ Battalion, Royal Naval Division:

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