Born: 1884, Ipswich

Died: 5th July 1916; age 32; Died of Wounds on board H.M.H.S. ‘Lanfranc’

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 25th April 1915. Balkans – Gallipoli & Aegean Islands.                                                      

Rank: Private

Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Netley Military Cemetery,





1891   12, William Street, Ipswich.


Percy was 6 years old and living with his parents, siblings & maternal uncle.

Thomas Willoughby, 47, a Painter, born Ipswich.

Alice Emma Willoughby (nee Gooding), 31, born Sutton, Suffolk.

John Willoughby, 14, born Ipswich.

Horace Mark Willoughby, 4, born Ipswich.

Alice Bertha Willoughby, 2, born Ipswich.

William Gooding, 16, a Painter, born Butley, Suffolk.


1901   67, Norfolk Road, Ipswich.


Percy was 16 years old, an Errand Boy – Port. He was living with his parents, siblings & paternal aunt.

Thomas, 56, a House Painter.

Alice, 39.

Horace, 14, an Errand Boy.

Alice, 12.

Thomas Henry Willoughby, 8, born Ipswich.

Stanley Charles Willoughby, 6, born Ipswich.

Mary Willoughby, 62.


1911   India.


Percy was 25 years old, a Soldier ranked Private, a Musician in the 1st Battalion, Lancaster Fusiliers.


Soldiers’ Effects to Horace Willoughby – brother.


Lancashire Fusiliers, 1st Battalion

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