Serjeant Percy Edward Hislop

By Jim Devlin

Service Number '6696' - Border Regiment, 2nd Bn.

Killed in action on 1st July 1916 aged 31, the first day of the Somme during the Battle of Albert.

Buried at Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz in France.

Photo:Serjeant Hislop's headstone

Serjeant Hislop's headstone

Billericay ATC

Percy was the son of Hardy and Marianna Hislop and in 1911 is shown in the Census as living at Ingleside in Western Road. In 1912 he married Beatrice A Bass. They had two offspring, Marjorie and Rowland.

Photo:The Hislop home in Western Raod

The Hislop home in Western Raod

Jeanette Doherty

Photo:Percy before the war

Percy before the war

Jeanette Doherty

Photo:Sgt. Percy Hislop

Sgt. Percy Hislop

Jeanette Doherty

This page was added by Jim Devlin on 08/03/2015.