Percy Bullimore

WWI Roll of Honour

By Lynette Wray

PERCY ARTHUR W BULLIMORE

         

  

Military History        

 

Regiment:
Queen’s Own (West Kent) Regiment

Rank:
Private

Regimental Number:
G/31109

Date of Enlisting:
7.12.1917

Date of death:
23.8.1918

Cemetery/ Memorial:
Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Arras, France, Panel 7

UK Cemetery/Memorial:
Ashwell Village War Memorial
St Mary’s Church Honours Roll

 

Percy was a private with the Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment, 1st Battalion 13th Brigade 5th Division, regimental number G/31109. He fought in the Western European Theatre of War, France and Flanders.  He was killed in action on 23rd August 1918 aged just 18.

He was awarded the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.

Percy is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Arras, France, Panel 7, the Ashwell Village War Memorial, and St Mary’s Church Honours Roll.

 

Family History

 

Date of Birth: 
c. 1900

Birth Place:
Islington, London

Residence:
Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Marriage:
Single

Percy was the elder son of William and Ruth Bullimore, who at the time of Percy’s enlisting lived in Kingsland Terrace, Ashwell. In the 1911 census the family is living in Holloway, London. Although Percy was born in London he was schooled in Ashwell where he was a pupil of the Merchant Taylors School and the 1901 census shows him staying with his grandmother in Back Street. 

Before enlisting in the army Percy had won a scholarship to Clarks College and then had entered the Civil Service where he had a substantial career ahead of him.

 

Commentary:

 

Name:

Percy Arthur William Bullimore

Birth Place:

Islington, London

Residence:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Death Date:

23.8.1918

Enlistment Place:

Hertford, Hertfordshire

Rank:

Private

Regiment:

Queen’s Own (West Kent) Regiment

Battalion:

1st Battalion 13th Brigade 5th Division

Regimental Number:          

G/31109

Type of Casualty:

Killed in Action

Theatre of War:

Western European Theatre of War, France and Flanders

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