Born in Pradesh, India in 1874, the second son of William and Mary Louisa Roche of Mount View, Alkington Road, Whitchurch.
Husband of Dorothy (nee Hatton) Roche, of Exeter, Devon and father of Thomas William.
Thomas was a Farmer in South Africa. In March 1916 he returned to England and joined the Army, and was made a temporary Captain; he was awarded the Military Cross.
After leaving the Army he was returning back to South Africa with his family; unfortunately he was taken ill and subsequently died.
Regiment : 2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers
Rank : Captain
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Died of Illness; At Sea 26th September 1919 Age 45