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Percy Vernon ANDERSON

Private 11998 Percy Vernon ANDERSON of 19th Bn. Manchester Regiment

Died of wounds Sunday 9th July 1916, France , age 23

Of:9 Stockport Road, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1893, Broughton, Salford
Parents:Alice Anderson and Thomas William Anderson of 24 Curry Street, Ardwick, Manchester, Lancashire
Marital status:Married to Edith Agnes Anderson (née Robinson) of 62 Frances Street, Chorlton Upon Medlock, Lancashire
Occupation:Engineers Machine Man
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel IV. H. 26 of the memorial in Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, Somme, France
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Notes:“He was killed by shrapnel whilst attending his birds as messenger carriers.”
  Manchester Evening News, Saturday 22nd July 1916, Page 2, Column 6