The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

 Private P Hope


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Private Percy HOPE, L/10752, 8th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, 13 Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, France, 16th June  1916.

20th August 1897, born Accrington, Lancashire, son of Henry & Mary Emma Hope.


1911 Census - 19 Walter Street, Accrington, Lancashire - Henry Hope, head, age 40, married, bench joiner, textile trade, iron foundry, worker, born Ramsbeck, Lancashire; Mary Emma Hope, wife, age 38, married 15 years, 3 children, 2 still alive, housekeeper, worker, born Manchester, Lancashire; Harold Hope, son, age 15, single, iron moulder, iron foundry, worker, born Accrington, Lancashire; Percy  Pope, son, age 13, school, born Accrington, Lancashire; Glady Elvy, visitor, age 4, born Brixton, Surrey; Cordelia Kirby, visitor, age 36, married 17 years, 4 children, all still alive, music hall artist, own account, born Fulham, London; W H Kirby, visitor, age 43, music hall artist, own account, born Fulham, London.


Enlisted Accrington, Lancashire, age 18 years & 8 months, height 5ft 4½ inches.  Resided 8 Countess Street, Accrington, Lancashire.

30th August 1915, posted BEF.

11th June 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father, Henry Hope, 8 Countess Street, Accrington; Mother, Mary Emma Hope, 8 Countess Street, Accrington; Brother - Harold Hope, age 23, Odd Fellows Hall, Crowbrough.

Buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, VIII. B. 98., France.


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