Park Walk War Memorial 4

Percy Hussey

Surname: Hussey
Other names: Percy
Other people in this story:
George Hussey
Annie Hussey
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury
France & Flanders
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
High Street, Shaftesbury
St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury
Holy 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.  

Images:
  • Names on Park Walk War Memorial 1
  • Park Walk War Memorial 2
  • Park Walk War Memorial 1
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 3
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 2
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 1

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives