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HENRY STEWART PERCY

PERCY, HENRY STEWART

RANK:   PRIVATE                SERIAL NO:  10/63

UNIT:   WELLINGTON INFANTRY BRIGADE

BORN:       10/10/1876      -       WAIPAWA      

DIED:     08/08/1915        KILLED IN ACTION             
         
PLACE:    GALLIPOLI, TURKEY (CHUNUK BAIR)    
    
SINGLE:              RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Henry Michael and Sarah PERCY, WAIPAWA

SIBLINGS:   Sydney PERCY (brother), died of wounds (France) 07/08/1918        

NEXT OF KIN:   Mr Henry Michael PERCY (father)

OCCUPATION:  LABOURER

EMPLOYER:   WAIPAWA BOROUGH COUNCIL

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   WAIPAWA 
    
HEIGHT:   5’ 8½”        WEIGHT:    154lb.        CHEST:   34½”

COMP:   FAIR        EYES:   BROWN        HAIR:  DARK BROWN
    
EDUCATION:   4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD
 
GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  CHUNUK BAIR (N.Z. MEMORIAL) CEMETERY,                                    GALLIPOLI, TURKEY     
    

ENLISTED:       MASTERTON            DATE:   18/08/1914

MAIN BODY:    YES               REINFORCEMENT:                

MILITARY RECORD:
16/10/1914.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON HMNZT No.10 ‘ARAWA’.
04/12/1914.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ, EGYPT.
08/08/1915.  KILLED IN ACTION, DARDANELLES, TURKEY
(CHUNUK BAIR).

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.