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Forename(s): Percy Beaumont
Place of Birth: Drakelow, Derbyshire
Service No: 114275
Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s (Liverpool Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 17th (Service) Battalion. (1st City). 236th Brigade
Division: division unknown
Date of Death: 1918-12-15
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ARCHANGEL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SUTTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
Percy Beaumont Midgley was the son of William Henry and Kate Gertrude Midgley, née Beaumont. William was born at Rosliston, Derbyshire and Kate at Lowestoft, Suffolk.
1901 Drakelow, Derbyshire Census: Drakelow Park - Percy B. Midgley, aged 8 years, born Drakelow, son of William Hy and Kate G. Midgley.
1911 Sutton-in-Craven, Yorkshire Census: 3, Holmefield - Percy Midgley, aged 18 years, born Drakelowe, Derbyshire, son of Harry and Kate Midgley.
Percy was married to Annie Shuttleworth in 1918. Annie was the sister of Gunner James William Shuttleworth (103662) (q.v.).
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Private Percy B. Midgley, 48116, North'd Fus.; 114275, L'pool R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Percy Beaumont Midgley, 48116, 27th North'd Fus.; 114275, 17th K.L.R.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Percy Beaumont Midgley, 114275, 17 Bn Lpool. Date and Place of Death: 15.12.18 North Russia. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow - Annie. £21 4s. 8d.
UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for Percy.
The informal title of the 17th (Service) Bn King's (Liverpool Regiment) (1st City) was the 1st Liverpool Pals.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
MIDGLEY, Percy, aged 25, K.L.R., son of Mr. Harry Midgley, Wright Street, Sutton Mill, died from pneumonia, Russia, Nov. 1918.
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Private Percy Beaumont MIDGLEY
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s (Liverpool Regiment)
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