6th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
15/05/1944 (Killed in Action)
Lance Corporal George Rollins was born on 30th June 1924, the son of George Rollins (snr) and Mrs. Lena Rollins (nee McCollum), Ardtrea, Cookstown. He was killed in action on 15th May 1944, aged 19 as a result of enemy action at the village of Vendittis, near Cassino, Italy. The Battalion assaulted the village capturing it by 0500hrs.
Cassino War Cemetery lies in the Commune of Cassino, Province of Frosinone, 139 kilometres south-east of Rome. Take the autostrada A1 from Rome to Naples and leave it at the Cassino exit. At the junction of this exit and the road into Cassino, is the first of 6 clearly visible signposts to the cemetery and memorial. The cemetery is located approximately 1 kilometre from the railway station in Via Sant Angelo and visitors arriving by train are advised to take a taxi from the station. Cemetery address: Via S. Angelo 03043 Cassino (FR) Lazio.