PERCY AARON LANKESTER

Percy is remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary & St. Botolph, Whitton-cum-Thurleston, Suffolk.

 

Born: 1894, Sutton, Suffolk.

Died: 7th July 1916; age 21; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 15932.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion, ‘A’ Coy.

 

Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A.

Thiepval Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Robert Aaron & Marian Lankester, of Church Lane, Whitton, Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Cressing Road, Braintree, Essex.

 

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

Robert Aaron Lankester, 38, an Agricultural Labourer, born Clopton, Suffolk.

Marian Lankester (nee Wood), 37, born Clopton.

Leonard George Lankester, 16, an Agricultural Labourer, born Clopton.

William Robert Lankester, 14, an Agricultural Labourer, born Clopton.

Ethel May Lankester, 12, born Clopton.

Ivy Ella Lankester, 9, born Clopton.

Anthony Willis Lankester, 8, born Sutton, Suffolk.

Nora Cicely Lankester, 3, born Sutton.

Hermie Llewellyn Lankester, 1, born Bocking, Essex – died 1901, Braintree.

baby Lankester, 1 month, born Braintree (Stella Phoebe).

 

1911   Stone House, Wetheringsett cum Brockford, Suffolk.

 

Percy was 16 years old, a Stockman on a Farm. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Robert, 48, a Horseman on a Farm.

Marian, 47.

Leonard, 26, a Horseman on a Farm.

Ivy, 19.

Anthony, 18, a Stockman on a Farm.

Nora, 12.

Stella, 10.

Ella Ophelia Lankester, 6, born Braintree, Essex.

Phyllis Edna Lankester, 5, born Braintree.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Marian Lankester – mother.

Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion, ‘A’ Coy.

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

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