Mann/Manns, P C
PERCY CHARLES MANN
Remembered with honour Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial: Panel 51 and 53.
He attested in the Territorial Force for 4 years service in the U.K. 13 November 1914, as Rifleman 3633 9th (County of London) Battalion, London Regiment (Queen Victoria’s Rifles): an assistant factory manager aged 25, 5’8″ tall. He served at Home 13 November 1914 to 28 February 1917, during which time he transferred to the Inns of Court O.T.C., Private 9192. He was discharged in consequence of being appointed to a commission in the 6th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps, and gazetted 24 March 1917 to Temporary Second Lieutenant. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, his widow of Croxley Green, Herts, applied for them, and was missing believed killed in action.
Son of Mark and Alice (nee SKELTON) MANN; husband of Dorothy Gilmore (nee LUSH) MANN.
His parents married 1888 in the Stroud, Glos, district. Mark died 1956 in Watford aged 85, and was buried 5 May at St James’, Bushey, Herts; Alice died 27 June 1958 in Bushey, aged 88, and was buried 1 July, also at St James.
Percy was born 24 October 1889 in Forwood near Stonehouse, Glos, and baptised 5 January 1890 at Holy Trinity, Minchinhampton, Glos. He was employed at Lewis Berger & Sons Ltd, Homerton, London E.9., and married June 1915 in the Epsom, Surrey, district; they had one child.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1891 Census, aged 1 he lived in Forwood, with his parents and no siblings. On the 1901 Census, aged 11 he lived in Haddenham, Bucks, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a book keeper aged 21, he lived in Bushey, with his parents and seven siblings.
Date of death31/07/1917
Age at death30
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)