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(1847 - 1915)
Harriet TOFT
(1846 - 1930)

Pte Percival 'Percy' THOMPSON
(1887 - 1916)
 bd.   Nov 1887; Bollington, Cheshire UK
 bpd.  13 Nov 1887; St John's, Bollington, Cheshire UK
 dd.  2 Sept 1916, age 28; Culballa War Hospital, Bombay, India
 brd.  India
 stat.  WWI, died in action
 occ.  Newsagent at Bollington Cross
 rel.  Anglican
 mil.  WWI, Army Service Corps
 res.  1891: Bollington Cross
1901: Moss Lane, Lowerhouse
1911: Moss Brow, Lowerhouse, Bollington, UK
 src.   [73],[82]

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Notes for Percival 'Percy' THOMPSON

In WWI served in 596th Motor Transport Company Army Service Corps M2/131605. Enlisted 13 October 1915 at Manchester, served in Mesopotamia, where he contracted enteric fever and was invalided to Culballa War Hospital in Bombay, India, on 4 August 1916. He died there on 2 September 1916 aged 28 and is named on the Kirkee Memorial, near Poona, India, and on both the old and new memorials in Bollington, and at St Oswald's. He has a separate memorial in St Oswald's church. [73]


73.  Book, Roy Arnold & Dave Williams, 2011, Bollington 1914-1918 ... and more, Anglican Parish of Bollington
82.  Email, Debra Burgess, 31 March 2006

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