Rank: Private GS/52415
Regiment or Ship: 25th Bn Royal Fusiliers
Service Number(s): GS/52415
Date of Birth: 1876
Place of Birth: Watford, Hertfordshire.
Date of Death: 1952
Place of Death: Bexhill on Sea Place of Burial / Memorials:
Address: 6 Parkhurst Road, Bexhill on Sea
Photos and newspaper articles
Wife: Edith Dewdney. They married in 1923.
First World War Experience
He served from 02 Feb 1916 to 29 Oct 1918 in the East African theatre of war.
As well as suffering from malaria, Percy was admitted to Maghull Military War Hospital which catered mainly for shell shocked military personnel and had 500 beds. Today it is Ashworth Hospital a high security psychiatric hospital.
He was also wounded when he was blown against a tree by shelling.
He was awarded the Victory Medal, British War Medal and the Silver War Badge.