Reeve, P A
PERCY ALFRED REEVE
Remembered with honour Arras Memorial: Bay 5.
He enlisted in Ampthill, Beds; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action in the front line south of Oppy Wood. Unfortunately, Percy’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a brief article about and a Death announcement for Percy in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 21 July 1917; plus In Memoriams in the issues dated 6 July 1918 and 12 July 1919.
Son of Jane (nee KING) REEVE of Watford, and the late Richard REEVE.
His parents married 24 October 1891 at St Paul’s, Chipperfield, Herts. Jane died 1932 in the Watford district aged 63.
Percy was born 1896 in Watford, and baptised 28 June 1896 at St Andrew’s, Watford. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 4 he lived in Watford, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, an assistant at processing works aged 14, he still lived in Watford, with his mother and three siblings.
Unit"A" Company, 4th Battalion
Date of death05/07/1917
Age at death21
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)