Born: 1885, Ipswich.

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

Residence: Hexham, Northumberland.

Enlistment Location: Hexham, Northumberland.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 235340

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

Formerly 243121, Yorkshire Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 4 & 6.

Ypres (MeninGate) Memorial,




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




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 Thorn Wollaston (nee Woodyard), 34, born Ipswich.

Archibald Wollaston, 11, Colchester, Essex.

Frederick Augustus Wollaston, 8, born Ipswich.

Florence Mabel 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.


1911   Roseneath Cottage, Battle Hill, Hexham, Northumberland.


Percy was 26 years old, a Tailor – maker. He was 1 of 2 boarders for 39 year old, John Moore, a Coachman – Domestic.


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


Soldiers’ Effects to Harriett Wollaston – mother.


Percy is also remembered on the war memorial at Abbey Gardens, Hexham, Northumberland and at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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The Kings (Liverpool Regiment), 20th Battalion

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