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Private Percy PANKHURST, 735, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment.

Born Longfield, Dartford, Kent, enlisted 31st August 1914, Chatham, Kent, age 26, height 5ft 6 inches, weight 146lbs, resided 3 White Hill, Longfield, Dartford, Kent. Formerly builders labourer.

Son of Joseph Pankhurst, 3 Jubilee Cottages, Longfield, Dartford, Kent.

Postings - Home, 31st August 1914 to 31st May 1915; BEF, 1st June 1915 to 31st March 1918; Home, 1st April 1918 to 3rd March 1919.

20th September 1917, wounded; 27th March 1918, wounded. 

3rd March 1919, Transferred to Reserve and Demobilized to 3 White Hill, Longfield, Dartford, Kent.

4th March 1919, Disability (30% gun shot wound to left thigh) pension of 8/3 a week, to be reviewed in 39 weeks.

AWARDS: MM


London Gazette 12th December 1917.

His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Military Medal  for bravery in the field, to the under mentioned Warrant Officers, Non-commissioned Officers and Men:

735 Pte. P. Pankhurst, Royal West Kent Regiment. (Longfield).


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