Other names: Percy Albert
Locations in this story: Shaftesbury, DorsetFrance & FlandersWandsworth, LondonKempshott Lane, Basingstoke, HampshireHigh Street, ShaftesburySt. James, Shaftesbury
Story: Percy Albert Mayo was born in 1895 in Shaftesbury, Dorset, and baptised at St. James Church on 7th April 1895, the son of Alfred Mayo and Eva Mayo (née Warren). He lived with his parents at 93 St. James Street, Shaftesbury, and later at 1 High Street, Shaftesbury. He enlisted on 20th Nov 1915 and joined the Royal Engineers as a Pioneer (Service No. 226291). On being posted to France he joined the 312th Road Construction Unit and was allotted Service No. WR/22416. He was demobilized on 21st November 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 1st December 1949.