Other names: Percy
Locations in this story: ShaftesburyFrance & FlandersMenin Gate Memorial, YpresHigh Street, ShaftesburySt. Peter's Church, ShaftesburyHoly Trinity Church, Shaftesbury
Story: Percy Hussey was born in 1894 in Shaftesbury. He was the son of George Hussey, a bus driver, and Annie Hussey. At the time of his enlistment he was single, working as a hotel employee and living in the High Street, Shaftesbury. He joined the Prince ConsortÕs Own Rifle Brigade as a Rifleman (Service No. B/2809). He served in France and Flanders and where he died on 25th September 1915. His name appears on the Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres (Panel 46-48 & 50). He is remembered on the Park Walk War Memorial and on the Holy Trinity Memorial, now in St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury.