Alfred Rolt  - Military Medal

  Alfred enlisted into the HCB and was posted into the 1/1st Battalion.  At the time of enlistment he gave his address s Ramsey, Huntingdonshire. 

He later went to France and was transferred into the 1/7 Royal Warwickshire Regiment (T.F)

He won the Military Medal whilst serving in the Royal Warwicks. A local newspaper indicates that he was awarded the Military Medal for "bravery and rare service in the field". He was awarded the medal for an action in France.

 

From a local newspaper dated 6/10/1917  = Private Alfred Rolt, 1st Hunts. Cyclists, who transferred to 1/7th Royal Warwicks, has been awarded the Military Medal in France for bravery and rare service in the field.


From a local newspaper dated 6/10/1917  -  Pte. Alfred Rolt, Hunts. Cycles, transferred to the Royal Warwicks, has won the Military Medal in France quite recently. This is the first Ramsey boy of the Hunts. Cyclist to win such an honour. Pte Rolt is the son of Mr and Mr and Mrs A. Rolt, Little Whyte, Ramsey.

If you can help with any data on this Huntingdonshire Cyclist please contact me at huntscycles@btinternet.com

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09/04/2012

. . Martyn Smith