Other names: Percy Edwin
Locations in this story: Donhead St. Andrew, WiltshireBattersea, LondonFrance & FlandersHammersmith, LondonWestminster, London
Story: Percy Edwin Fisher was born in Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire, on 27 Apr 1887 and baptised there on 29 May 1887 the son of Edwin Fisher, a carpenter, and Ellen Fisher (nee Bartlett). He lived his early life at Barkers Hill, Donhead St. Andrew, until by 1911, he was recorded visiting in Battersea, London, described 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 21 Sep 1915 and, following his discharge on 22 Apr 1919, was awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1915 Star. He also had a pension granted as a result of contracting malaria during his service but this ceased after 9 Sep 1920. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 39 Bolingbroke Road, Hammersmith, London, described as a Butler & Valet (unemployed). His death was recorded in the Westminster, London, Registry during 1957.