Griffith/Griffiths, P W
PERCY WILLIAM GRIFFITH
Remembered with honour Duisans British Cemetery: Plot II, Row G, Grave 6.
He enlisted in Holborn, London; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and died of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Percy’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of William Henry and Alice GRIFFITH; husband of Alice Maud (nee BANFIELD) GRIFFITH of Golders Green, London.
His parents married 1876 in the Islington, London, district. William died 9 June 1920 in Watford aged 66, and was buried 12 June in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford.
Percy was born 1877 in Bow, London, and married 1907 in the Hackney, London, district. He resided in Hendon, Middx.
On the 1881 Census, aged 3 he lived in Hackney, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1891 Census, aged 13 he still lived in Hackney, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1901 Census, a commercial clerk aged 23, he lived in Stoke Newington, London, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a commercial clerk aged 33, he lived in Hendon, with his wife and no children.
Unit2nd (City of London) Battalion
Date of death17/04/1917
Age at death38
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)