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Name:
Percy Woolliams
Casualty No.:
Initials:
P
Service No.:
45813
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Age at Death:
28
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
20th D.L.I
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Cherington, Worcestershire
Civilian Employment:
Gardener at Raby Castle
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
St Mary's Church, Staindrop Plaque
Overseas Commemorated:
Hedge Row TreBelgiumnch Cemetery
Buried:
Hedge Row TreBelgiumnch Cemetery,
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

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.”

Family Details:

Percy was the son of Frederick & Louisa Woolliams of Cherington, Worcestershire.

Notes:

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.

Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Last Name: www.newmp.org.uk; Initials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Overseas Commemorated: www.cwgc.org;