WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
WILLIAMS
Forname(s)
Percy Albert
Birthplace
Old Woodstock 16th February, baptised March 1892
Family
Parents
Thomas, a box maker and Fanny (nee Margetts)
Siblings
Youngest of 5 children.
Thomas, Lily, Fred, Joseph, Percy
Address(es)
Oxford Street Woodstock. Son of Thomas and Fanny Williams, of Oxford St., Woodstock, Oxon. (CWGC) Percy's brother Joseph was listed on the Absent voter's list 1918. Qualifying address Oxford Street. 30626 Private 2/5th K.O.R.L
Occupation
Leather glover layer on (1911 Census)
Service

Rank: Private

Number: 22587

Regiment: C Company, 2nd Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

Death
Listed missing June Parish Magazine. Killed in action 13th November 1916 probably in the attack on the Ancre aged 24
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Thiepval Memorial Ref: Pier and Face 10A and 10 D Total identified casualties 72318

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Researched by: Alice Hipkiss
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.