Born: 16th April 1889, 26, Tyler Street, Stoke, Ipswich.

Died: 18th October 1915; age 27; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 15876

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 37 & 38.

Loos Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William L.S. Fox, of 9, Mill Lane, Histon, Cambridgeshire; husband of Mary Linham (formerly Fox), of 20, Permit Office Street, Ipswich.




1891   Ipswich.


Percy was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Lloyd Spencer Fox, 40, a Boiler Maker – Iron Foundry, born Ipswich.

Susannah Fox (nee Clements), 37, born Ipswich.

William Charles L. Fox, 14, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Maud Fox, 11, born Ipswich.

Herbert John C. Fox, 8, born Ipswich.

Daisy Grace M. Fox, 4, born Ipswich.


1901   Cottage in Stoke Park (near Bourne Bridge), Ipswich.


Percy was 11 years old and living with his widowed father & sisters.

William, 50, a Market Gardener – own account.

Beatrice, 21, Dressmaker – own account.

Daisy, 14.


1911   Census of Canada.

Etobicoke, York Centre, Ontario, Canada.


Percy was 22 years old, a Labourer. He was married.

Mary, 22.


Percy’s mother Susannah Fox died, 1893, Ipswich.




Percy Fox departed Liverpool port on the 5th February 1907, on board the ‘Kensington’. He was 17 years old and a Labourer. Destination Quebec, Canada.


On the 9th November 1909, in York, Toronto, Ontario, Percy married by licence, Mary Dixon, born 1889. Percy was 20 year old, Farmer, and a Presbyterian.

They had 3 children:

Violet Lillian Mary Fox, born April 1910, York, Toronto, Ontario.

Daisy Grace Marion Fox, born August 1914, Ipswich.

William Fox.


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


 Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

Posted in First World War, Suffolk Regiment

  1. Ian Colley says:

    My great-grandfather. Many thanks for the memorial and information.

    Ian Colley

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