1578 Pte Percy Wildsmith


A Pre-War Territorial who died on the 1st day of the Somme
1578 wildsmith5th Abermaide 1912a15th Abermaide 1912a3

Two photographs showing 1578 Pte. Percy Wildsmith (with cross over head and bottom right in lower picture), possibly of “A” Company. Both of these postcards are part of the H. P. Hansen Series from 1912.
1578 Pecry Wildsmith

Percy arrived in France with 46th North Midland Division in March 1915 Wildsmith CWGC

Percy’s body was not recovered after the War and he is now commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missingthiepval

Fred Wildsmith

 Old Seven Stars Inn on Bowling Green, Nottingham Road

Wildsmith 1911 censusPoppy

3 thoughts on “1578 Pte Percy Wildsmith

  1. john gregory

    Hi Mike, as you most likely know at the time of his death his parents were living at 106 Leonard Street, Derby. ‘A’ coy ? does Bronno or Housley know ? regards John


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