Private Percy John Hull

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

Jul 1874

Date of Death

Sep 1951

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

Slate Hall
United Kingdom

Place of Death

United Kingdom

Grave Location

United Kingdom

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Percy John Hull was born in Sundon, Bedfordshire in July 1874.

He married Matilda Fowler on 5th August 1895.

In 1911 Percy is 36 years old & working as a farm labourer & living in Slate Hall Cottages, Sundon with his 33 year old wife Matilda & their children. Percy John is 15 & Frederick James is 13 & both are working as farm boys. 11 Year old Florence Emma, 9 year old Frank & 7 year old Dorothy are at school.

Percy enlisted into the Bedfordshire Regiment alongside his son, Percy John on 8th November 1915. After training together, Percy was sent to France in early 1916. In October after serving 7 months in the field, Percy was wounded in the side & head during the Battle of the Somme. He was sent home to England, where he spent time in Birmingham Hospital before being sent home in time for Christmas. His official discharge came through on 17th December 1917.

Percy survived the war.

He died in September 1951.

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Author: KarenC

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