In 1917 the Parish Magazine reported his death “ He was, up to his enlistment, engaged in the Raby Castle Gardens & to his pleasant & genial disposition can be attributed his ability to make many friends, which he did while at Raby, especially as an active member of the Raby Castle Cricket Club & Reading Room.”
Percy was the son of Frederick & Louisa Woolliams of Cherington, Worcestershire.
He came from the Duke of Portland’s Welbeck Abbey Gardens to join Raby in 1913. He joined the 20th Battalion, Durham light Infantry from Raby Gardens. Percy was killed in France on 23rd July, 1917 aged 28 & is buried at Hedge Row Trench Cemetery.