PERCY CLARENCE SHILLING

 

 

Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Died: 7th June 1917; age 21; KiA. Served 1 year & 96 days.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Details: Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk; Date: June 1916; Age: 19 years & 5 months; Occupation: Mill Hand. Height: 5ft 1 1/4ins.

Service: Embarked – 19th June 1916 – France – Disembarked – 20th June 1916.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 52196

Regiment: The Cheshire Regiment, 9th Battalion.

Formerly 25153, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

A.3.

Croonaert Chapel Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs Elizabeth Shilling, of 59, Purplett Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   33, Woodhouse Street, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 5 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Arthur Claude Shilling, 33, a Yachtsman, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Shilling (nee Stevenson), 33, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Arthur Claude Shilling, 6, born Ipswich.

George Cyril Shilling, 3, born Ipswich.

Harry Augustus Shilling, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1911   59, Purplett Street, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 14 years old, a Butcher. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur, 42, a Mariner on Steam Hopper – i.d.e. – Ipswich Docks.

Elizabeth, 40.

Arthur, 16.

George, 12, an Errand Boy.

Harry, 11.

Violet Sybil Shilling, 8, born Ipswich.

 

Mrs Elizabeth Shilling received her late son’s Memorial Scroll & King’s Message.

 

The Cheshire Regiment, 9th Battalion

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