Acting Lance Corporal Percy William Tilcock

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

26 Nov 1915


Vauxhall Motors

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

60 Brunswick Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death

At sea

Grave Location

At sea

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Bedfordshire Advertiser , 24th December 1915
A/L-Cpl Percy Tilcock


Acting L-Cpl Percy William Tilcock, 1485, 1/2nd Field Company, East Anglian Divisional Engineers, died on the hospital ship Glenart Castle on November 26th, 1915, from wounds received at Gallipoli. He was buried at sea in the Mediterranean on the same day.

Aged 20, he was the son of William and Emily Tilcock, of 60 Brunswick Street, Luton, and had worked at Vauxhall Motors before enlisting. He had joined the Engineers in September 1914.

A single man, he had been engaged to a Miss Pedder, of 57 Lyndhurst Road, Luton.


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A/L-Cpl Percy Tilcock

Author: Deejaya

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