Family: The second son of Charles and Rhoda Day of Newtown Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Percy married Elizabeth Jane Bills on 19 August 1901.
Residence: In 1911 Percy and Elizabeth were living at 6 Newtown Street, Whitchurch; the 1919 Absent Voters Register shows his address as 4 Castle Hill, Whitchurch.
Civilian Occupation: At the age of 14 Percy was a baker’s apprentice. In 1911 he was employed as a warehouse labourer and when he signed up he was working for Mr Hughes of The Lodge Farm, Whitchurch.
Died: In 1935 aged 58.
Other Information: Percy was a member of the Independent Order of Oddfellows, Manchester Unity.
Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Service Number: 24763
Date of Enlistment: 11 December 1915
Date of Discharge: 27 May 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation
Other Information: Percy disembarked in Salonika in November 1916 and contracted malaria in March 1917 . During 1918 was admitted to hospital on several occasions with this disease. In December 1918 he was sent to Russia until April 1919 when he returned to England.