Private Percy Bacon

Private Percy Bacon

Army Number: 19614

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Born and lived at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Bacon, 126, Stockwell Gate, Mansfield. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting at Mansfield. He served at Gallipoli in 1915. He was killed in action on 26th September 1916 during the attack near Ovillers, France during the Battle of the Somme.

Private Percy Bacon articleB
The Mansfield Reporter and Sutton Times 20th October 1916.
Private Percy Bacon article
The Mansfield Reporter and Sutton Times 10th November 1916.

Buried A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers, France. Plot 15, Row O. Grave 21.

A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers, France.

Private Percy Bacon is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Peter’s Church War Memorial, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.