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BirthMale; Nov 1887; Bollington, Cheshire UK
Baptism13 Nov 1887; St John's, Bollington, Cheshire UK
Death2 Sept 1916, age 28; Culballa War Hospital, Bombay, India
StatusWWI, died in action
OccupationNewsagent at Bollington Cross
MilitaryWWI, Army Service Corps
Residence1891: Bollington Cross
1901: Moss Lane, Lowerhouse
1911: Moss Brow, Lowerhouse, Bollington, UK
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Notes for Pte 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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