Other names: Percy Albert
Locations in this story: Shaftesbury, DorsetFrance & FlandersWandsworth, LondonBasingstoke, Hampshire
Story: Percy Albert Mayo was born in 1895 in Shaftesbury, Dorset, and baptised at St. James Church on 7 Apr 1895 the son of Alfred Mayo and Eva Mayo (nee Warren). He lived with his parents at 93 St. James Street, Shaftesbury, and later at 1 High Street, Shaftesbury. He enlisted on 20 Nov 1915 and joined the Royal Engineers as a Pioneer. (Service No. 226291). When being posted to France he was allotted another Service No. WR/22416. He was demobilized on 21 Nov 1919 and was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. He married Mildred Kate Day in Wandsworth, London, in 1923. He was living at 105 Kempshott Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire, when he died on 1 Dec 1949.