Private Percy Bemrose

Private Percy Bemrose

Army Number: 11500

Battalion: 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born in Radcliffe-upon-Trent, Nottinghamshire. Son of W. Samuel and Mary Ann Bemrose, of Bingham Road, Radcliffe-upon-Trent, Nottinghamshire. He was a farm labourer and enlisted 5th December 1900 at Nottingham. Went to France 4th November 1914 and was killed in action 12th March 1915.

Commemorated : Le Touret Memorial, France. Panel 26 and 27.

Le Touret Memorial, France.

Private Percy Bemrose is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Mary’s Church War Memorial, Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

His brother Lance Corporal Bertie Bemrose 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.