Other names: Percy Edwin
Locations in this story: Donhead St. Andrew, WiltshireBattersea, LondonFrance & FlandersPimlico, London, SW1Hammersmith, LondonWestminster, London
Story: Percy Edwin Fisher was born in Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire, on 29 Apr 1887 and baptised there on 29 May 1887 the son of Edwin Fisher and Ellen Fisher (nee Bartlett). He lived his early life in Donhead St. Andrew until by 1911 he was boarding out in Battersea, London, working as a Footman. He had enlisted with the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment as a Private (Service No. 12344). He served in France and Flanders from the 21 Sep 1915 with the 7th Battalion. On his discharge on 22 Apr 1919 he was granted a short lived pension due to having contracted malaria attributable to his service. He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1915 Star. On his return to civilian life he took up the position of Butler at premises in Pimlico. London, SW1. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 39 Bolingbroke Road, Hammersmith, London, described as a Butler and Valet - unemployed and still single. His death was registered in Westminster, London, during 1957.