Percy James Cowling




Submitted by Janet Medforth

Janet is Percy's Great niece


Date of Birth 18.3.1891

Born at 83, St Anne’s Road, Rotherham

His Father was John Charles Cowling, his Mother was Eleanor Thornhill Cowling
He also had 2 older sisters. The Cowling family had also lived on Napier Street, and Neill Road, Sheffield
In 1918 the family were at 9, Hobart Street, Sheffield

Percy was enlisted in the 2nd/4th Battalion of The Duke of Wellington’s West Yorkshire Regiment, service number 20137
Rank: Private
He died 20/07/1918 aged 27 during the 2nd Battle of the Somme









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