PERCY WILLIAM ASHLEY 

Rank: Private
Service Number: 23722.
Regiment: 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers Saturday 13th January 1917 Age 33County Memorial Runcorn
Commemorated\Buried AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY
Grave\Panel Ref: II.K.29.
France
Percy was born in Runcorn in 1888. He lived with his father John, a chemical worker, and his mother Eleanor at 23 Rutland Street. He had 4 brothers, David, Joseph, John & Thomas, and 2 sisters, Margaret & Sarah.
   By 1911 they were living at 29 Ashbridge Street, Runcorn where Percy was now a labourer at a chemical works. He later married Eliza Annie and they lived at 1 Grenfell Street, Simms Cross, Widnes. 
  Percy enlisted in Widnes on the 21st April 1914. He entered France on the 1st October 1915. He died of wounds received in action on the 13th January 1917. 

     Researcher: Darryl Porrino