PERCY SCOTT DRIVER

 

 

Born: 21st December 1893, Malton, Yorkshire.

Baptised same day as his brother John: 2nd May 1894, Malton, Yorkshire. Parents: Mary & Oliver Driver.

Died: 26th March 1918; age 24; KiA.

 

Rank: Lieutenant.

Regiment: Royal Flying Corps. 27th Squadron

 

 

Grave Reference:

Arras Flying Service’s Memorial,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Brother to JOHN WADDINGTON DRIVER.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   86, Goodrich Road, Dulwich Common, Camberwell, Surrey.

 

Percy was 7 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Oliver Driver, 34, an Inspector – R.S.P.C.A., born Morley, Yorkshire.

Mary Agnes Driver (nee Dixon), 30, born Morley.

John Waddington Driver, 11, born Morley.

 

1911   3, Cecilla Street, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 17, a Timber Merchants Clerk. Along with his brother he was a boarder at the home of 34 year old, Tram Conductor, Arthur Morris Pike.

John Driver, 21, a Tram Conductor – Ipswich Corporation.

 

Percy’s father, Oliver Driver died 1919, Ipswich.

 

Probate to Mary Agnes Dixon Driver (wife of Oliver Driver) – mother.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Mary Agnes Dixon Driver – mother.

 

Percy played in 4 cricket matches for Suffolk in the Minor Counties Championship in 1913 – 1914.

 

Royal Flying Corps:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dh6zNLiFwmc

http://www.airwar1.org.uk/

http://www.airwar1.org.uk/

 

 

 

 

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