Flying Officer Robert H. Rolph
SAC 1936-1939

Flying Officer Robert Harold Rolph was the son of Harold J. and Dorothy L. Rolph, of Cobourg, Ontario, Canada and attended St. Andrew's College from 1936 to 1939.

He served with 408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force until he went missing in action and presumed dead on June 8, 1944 at the age of 22. He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom (Grave Reference: Panel 248.) 

This Memorial overlooks the River Thames on Cooper's Hill at Englefield Green between Windsor and Egham on the A308, 4 miles from Windsor. The Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede commemorates by name over 20,000 airmen who were lost in the Second World War during operations from bases in the United Kingdom and North and Western Europe, and who have no known graves. They came from all parts of the Commonwealth and some were from countries in continental Europe which had been over-run but whose airmen continued to fight in the ranks of the Royal Air Force.

  • Canadian Virtual War Memorial Page for Robert Rolph.
  • Commemorated on Page 431 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance.