PERCY WOLLASTON

 

 

Born: 1885, Ipswich.

Died: 31st July 1917; age 32; KiA.

Residence: Hexham, Suffolk.

Enlistment Location: Hexham.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 235340

Regiment: The Kings (Liverpool Regiment), 20th Battalion.

Formerly 243121, Yorkshire Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 4 & 6.

Ypres (MeninGate) Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs H. Wollaston, of Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   3, Handford Road, Ipswich.

 

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

Frederick A. Wollaston, 51, a Glazier, born Darrington, Warwickshire.

Harriett Emma Wollaston, 34, born Ipswich.

Archibald Wollaston, 11, Colchester, Essex.

Frederick Augustus Wollaston, 8, born Ipswich.

Florence M. Wollaston, 3, born Ipswich.

 

1901   61, Handford Road, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 16 years old, a Tailor. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick, 64, a Painter.

Harriett, 42.

Frederick, 18, a Bricklayer.

Florence, 14.

Victor Wollaston, 9, born Ipswich.

Evelyn Jessica Wollaston, 6, born Ipswich.

2 boarders.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Harriett Wollaston – mother.

 

Percy’s father, Alfred Wollaston died, 1906, Ipswich.

 

Percy is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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The Kings (Liverpool Regiment), 20th Battalion

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