Bailey, Percy

Bailey, Percy M.M.



Military History:


Royal Army Medical Corps (British Expeditionary Force)


Service Number:

Date of Enlisting:

Date of death:                        


Cemetery/ Memorial:            

UK Cemetery/Memorial:
St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour


Percy enlisted in September 1914. He saw active service with the Royal Army Medical Corps and was awarded a Level 3 Gallantry Medal, which is now held in the Ashwell Museum.

Percy survived the War and returned to Ashwell.

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.


Family History:


Date of Birth:

Birth Place:
Ashwell, Hertfordshire

London, Middlesex

1935 and 1946


Percy was the fourth son of Frederick John and Fanny Elizabeth (nee Hankin), born in Ashwell in 1888. Percy’s father owned the building company in Ashwell.

He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell.

The 1911 census shows him living with his sister, Fanny, and her husband Jack Allman in Bowes Park, North London.  He was a brewer’s clerk.

It is believed Percy married Frances W Muncey in 1935 and it is believed they had one daughter, Violet A born in 1940.  It appears Percy married again in 1946 to Dorothy R Dobbs but it is not known if they had any children.




Name:Percy Bailey M.M.
Birth Place:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Residence:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Death Date:
Enlistment Place:
Regiment:Royal Army Medical Corps
Battalion:56th (London) Division
Regimental Number:        512269
Type of Casualty:Survived
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