Percy William Jopling

Personal Details

Born: In 1896 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.

Family: He was the eldest of three children born to Frederick William Jopling, a chief draughtsman, and his wife Jane Olivia. He married Mabel Winifred Gray on 3 September 1923 in South Shields and together they had 3 children – Sarah M, Joseph R and George A.

Residence: In 1901 he lived with his parents and siblings at 31 Benwell Grove, Benwell, Newcastle upon Tyne; by 1911 they had moved to Claude Avenue, Middlesborough. The 1919 Absent Voters’ Register shows him living at 20 St. Mary’s Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire but we can find no other link to Whitchurch.

Employment: In 1939 he was a bank manager (which may explain why he moved around the country).

Died: In 1982 in Hull, Humberside.

Military Details

Military details not known.


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