The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private P Milner


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Private Percy MILNER, 205639, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  (formerly 204539, Yorks & Lancs Regiment), killed in action, Flanders France, 12th October 1917.  

1st May 1898, born Bradford, Yorkshire, son of Joseph & Clara Milner.

3rd December 1898, St James, Tong, Yorkshire, baptism of Percy Milner, son of Joseph, (blacksmith),  & Clara Milner, Cross Lane End, Tong, Yorkshire.


1911 Census - 12 Lockes Row, Altofts, Normanton, Wakefield, Yorkshire - Joseph Milner, head, age 37, married, colliery blacksmith, born Dudley Hill; Clara Milner, wife, age 37, married 14 years, 3 children, 2 still alive, born Dudley Hill; Percy Milner, son, age 12, school, born Tong; Lily Milner, daughter, age 2, born Tong.


Enlisted Wakefield, Yorkshire.  Resided Normanton, Yorkshire. 

Buried at Cement House Cemetery, VII. C. 31., Belgium. Commemorated on Tong War Memorial.


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