Born: 1898, Ipswich.
Died: 15th May 1915; age 17; Died of Wounds.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 1888; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George Henry & Elizabeth Cain, of 82, New Cut West, Ipswich.
1901 ‘Horse & Groom’ Tavern, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.
Percy was 3 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.
Elizabeth Barr (nee Alexander), 32, an Inn Keeper, born Nowgong, India.
Rowland Barr, 7, born Ipswich.
Ella Barr, 6, born Ipswich.
1 general domestic servant.
1911 82, New Cut West, Ipswich.
Percy was 13 years old, an Errand Boy – Dairy. He was living with his mother, siblings, step father & step brothers.
George Cain, 42, a Checker of Ship’s Cargoes, born Walton.
George Edward Cain, 17, a Railway Storekeeper Assistant – G.E.Railway, born Ipswich.
James Henry Cain, 13, an Errand Boy – Sailmaker, born Ipswich.
Alexander Barr, 18, a Clerk – Milling Engineer, born Ipswich.
Roland Barr, 17, a Bottling Brewery.
Ella Barr, 16, a Mother’s Help – at home.
Percy’s father was George Barr, born 1856, Shoreditch, Middlesex – died 1900, Suffolk.
THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 1/4th Battalion Territorial Force: