Cleall, P C
PERCY CAWDELL CLEALL
Remembered with honour Ontario Cemetery: Plot IV, Row A, Grave 26.
He was gazetted 1 July 1915 to the 6th Battalion Essex Regiment: Cadet from University of London contingent, Service Divisiom, Officers Training Corps, to be Second Lieutenant. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and died of wounds as a Prisoner of War following the Battle of Amiens.
There is a Death announcement for Percy in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 23 November 1918.
Son of George and Cecilia (nee CAWDELL) CLEALL; husband of Laura Janet (nee CRAWLEY) CLEALL of Watford.
His parents married 1884 in the Yeovil, Somerset, district. George died 22 February 1941 aged 83; Cecilia died 20 January 1946 aged 86; both in Waltham Cross, Essex.
Percy was born 26 February 1890 in Holditch, Somerset [or Dorset], and baptised 23 March 1890 at St John the Evangelist, Tatworth, Somerset. He was on the teaching staff of the Education Officer’s Department, London County Council, and married 1917 at St John the Evangelist, Watford. Laura remarried 1959 in the Bournemouth, Hants, district to John S HEPBURN, and died 14 October 1970 in Bournemouth aged 80.
There is a Marriage announcement for Percy in the Observer dated 21 April 1917.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1891 Census, aged 1 he lived in Holditch, with his parents and no siblings. On the 1901 Census, aged 11 he lived in Chandlers Ford, Hants, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, an assistant master aged 21, he was a boarder in Stoke Newington, London.
Unit6th Battalion, attached 10th Battalion
Date of death26/08/1918
Age at death28
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)