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Forename(s): Percy Evelyn
Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 270145
Regiment / Corps / Service: Manchester Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 2/6th Battalion
Division: 66th (2/East Lancashire) Division
Date of Death: 1917-10-07
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 120 to 124.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Percy Evelyn Macefield was the son of William Whitmore and Mary Macefield, née Jackson. William was born at Worfield, Shropshire and Mary at Fleetwood, Lancashire.
1891 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 17, Brook Street - Percy E. Macefield, aged 9 years, born Skipton, son of William and Mary Macefield.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 24, Brook Street - Percy E. Macefield, aged 18 years, born Skipton, son of William W. and Mary Macefield.
Percy was married to Jessie Drake in 1909.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 14, Fairfax Street - Percy Evelyn Macefield, aged 28 years, born Skipton, husband of Jessie Macefield.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Percy E. Macefield, 270145, Manch. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Percy Evelyn Macefield, 270145, 2/6th Manch. R.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Percy Evelyn Macefield, 270145, 2/6 Bn Manchester. Date and Place of Death: 7.10.17. Accidentally. France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow and Grantee - Jessie. £1 19s. 4d.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Percy Evelyn Macefield, 270145, 2/6 Bn Manchester Regt. Date and Place of Death: 7.10.17. Accid'tly killed Belgium. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow and Sole Legatee - Jessie. £1 16s. 11d. Widow and Grantee - Jessie. £4 10s. 0d.
Photograph: 'Yorkshire Rugby Football Union - In Memoriam 1914-19'.
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:
MACEFIELD, Percy, aged 35, Manchester Regt., 11, Otley Street, Skipton, killed in action Oct. 7, 1917.
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Private Percy Evelyn MACEFIELD
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Manchester Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 66th (2/East Lancashire) Division
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