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Remembrance => Non Commissioned Graves => Topic started by: Tim Bell on October 13, 2021, 07:51:14 PM

Title: Pte 9150 Percy Norman Appleby
Post by: Tim Bell on October 13, 2021, 07:51:14 PM
Spotted by Mack in 2008

Appleby Percy Norman 24 29/09/1919 70th Employment Company, Labour Corps.  Private '41412' (Formerly '9150' 17th Manchesters). Son of Percy and Annie Alice Appleby of 143 Bury Old Road, Prestwich.  Shipping Clerk with Stewart, Thomson & Co prior to enlistment @ Jan 1915. Trained II Pln. France 08/11/1915. Wounded / Shell shock MEN 04/07/1916 and posted home.  Transfer to Labour Corps '41412' in 1917. Transfer to Reserve Class Z 19/2/1919. Died of lympho sarcoma thoracis in Manchester Royal Infirmary. His father was present. Buried in Southern Cemetery.  Percy is not commemorated by CWGC.

We have no evidence the cancer was caused by, or commenced during embodied service, or was aggravated by this.