1853–1914

Introduction

Born: De­cem­ber 3, 1853, Ber­wick St. James, Wilt­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 15, 1914, Chick­er­ell, Dor­set, Eng­land.

Buried: St. Ma­ry’s Church, Wey­mouth, Dor­set, Eng­land.

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Biography

After se­ver­al years of farm work, Rolfe moved to Lon­don, then Mid­dles­bo­rough, York­shire, where he heard Will­iam Booth speak. He came to Christ in 1875, and joined the Chris­tian Mis­sion.

In 1879, Rolfe joined the Sal­va­tion Ar­my (SA) in North Ormes­by, and went on to serve in:

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