Private Percy John Hull

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

16 Nov 1895

Date of Death

Jun 1973

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 jnr was born in Sundon, Bedfordshire on 16th November 1895.

In 1911 Percy John is 15 years old & working as a farm boy & living in Slate Hall Cottages, Sundon with his family. His father Percy is 36 & working as a farm labourer, his mother Matilda is 33. His younger brother Frederick James is 13 & also working as a farm boy. His other siblings, 11 Year old Florence Emma, 9 year old Frank & 7 year old Dorothy are at school.

Percy John enlisted into the Bedfordshire Regiment on 8th November alongside his father. They trained together until his father was sent to France in early 1916, Percy followed in July of that year.

On 24th April 1917 Percy John was wounded in the head whilst fighting in the Battle of Arras. He was sent back to Britain to St George's Hospital in London to receive treatment.

Percy survived the war.

He married Dorothy A Simmons in Luton in September 1923.

Percy died in June 1973.

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Author: KarenC

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