Harry Parkin Rodley

Submitted by Linda Dawson

Harry Parkin Rodley was Linda's Grandfather

My Grandfather Harry Parklin Rodley, regiment number 15864, born 08 Jul 1878 at 11 Egerton Street Sheffield, He worked for Sheffield City Council as a lamplighter and married Beatrice Jones, 09 Aug 1904 at St. Anne Church Netherthorpe Sheffield, they had 6 children at the time of his enlistment, 2 of them died while he was away from home. He enlisted in the army on the 18th November 1914 serving as a Lewis Gunner with the 10th battalion East Yorkshire Regiment till returning home March 1918, for only 4 years before he died. My mother was born December 1919, she was only 3 years old when he died on 18 May 1923 aged 44 years of Pneumonia and Asthenia.

Harry and Beatrice











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