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Name: John James PERCIVAL
Casualty No.: 294 Ranks: Private Initials: J J Service No.: 22381
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Faugh, Cumberland. Age at Death: 25
Unit: 15th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Barmoor, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 5 North View, Barmoor, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Formerly of Morpeth, Northumberland.
Civilian Employment: Farmer.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Thursday 12th July 1917
Place of Death: General Hospital, Rouen, France.
Locally Commemorated: Robert Young Memorial Methodist Church, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of George Percival, of Faugh, Headsnook, Carlisle, Cumberland. Husband of Kate Percival, of 5 North View, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes : John's father was a farmer and John Junior seems to have followed in his fathers footsteps by working in agriculture. He was educated at Faugh Voluntary School. He joined the colours on 4th December 1914 and served with the British Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from 29th September 1915.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour.
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