1918. The Christmas Echo: Honour Roll Number. 1918. LLSC.
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Albert Jolly was born in London, ON, on 22 April 1883. He was married to Mary Elizabeth and worked as a moulder making stoves at McClary Manufacturing. Although he was missing a knuckle on his left-hand index, middle, and ring fingers, he still signed up with the 70th Canadian Infantry Battalion on 30 August 1915. Pte. Jolly was posted to France with the 24th Btn. (Victoria Rifles) on 29 June 1916. Initially reported missing on 17 September 1916, it was almost a year before he was officially declared dead.
He is commemorated on page 110 of the First World War Book of Remembrance (Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Parliament Hill).
Commemorated on: Vimy Memorial, France; family grave, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London ON.