Born: 1888, Ipswich.
Died on or since – previously missing: 16th August 1916; age 28; KiA.
Residence: 24, Chenery Street, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 265089
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Formerly 1071, Suffolk Cyclist Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War + Territorial Force War Medal.
Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
Relatives Notified and Address: Son of William and Emily Jane Spinks, of 24, Chenery Street, Ipswich.
1891 14, Beck Street, Ipswich.
Percy was 3 years old and living with his parents
William Spinks, 28, a Grocer’s Porter; born Dunnington, Northamptonshire.
Emily Jane Spinks (nee Barnard ), 26; born Ipswich.
1901 20, Peel Street, Ipswich.
Percy was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings
William, 38, a Cabman & Groom.
Jessie Winifred Spinks, 9, born Ipswich.
Walter Barnard Spinks, 7, born Ipswich.
Margaret Desborough Spinks, 4, born Ipswich.
1911 20, Peel Street, Ipswich.
Percy was 22 years old, a Factory Hay Packer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
William,48, a Hackney Driver Coachman.
Walter, 17, a Machinist Carpenter.
Charles Edward Spinks, 9, born Ipswich.
Percy is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion: