Percy Wells (c.1898-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

WELLS, PERCY. Fusilier. No 56136. 15th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Formerly No 32234 South Staffordshire Regiment. Born Marsden, Huddersfield. Son of William and Elizabeth Wells, 11 Spring Street, Marsden. Employed as a woollen piecer at Clough Lee Mill, Marsden. Was a member of Marsden Adult School. Enlisted April 1916. Embarked for France on 17.2.1917. Killed in action, 27.7.1917, aged 19 years. Buried BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, BOESINGHE, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row F, Grave 8.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.

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