Private Percy Anker

Army Number: 1960

Battalion: 1/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Willington, Derbyshire. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Anker, of The Villas, Willington. He enlisted on 10th October 1913 and went to France on 28th February 1915. He suffered gunshot wounds to his neck on 27th June 1915 and died, 1st July 1915, aged 21, at No. 10 Casualty Clearing Station (Remy Siding), Belgium.

Buried: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 3. Row D, Grave 9A

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Private Percy Anker grave

Private Percy Anker is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Michael’s Church War Memorial, Willington, Derbyshire.