General List and 92 Trench Mortar Bty, RFA attd 9 East Yorks, RFA
Son of George and M. E. Hunt, of 24, Langley Rd., Chippenham, Wilts.
Native of Stroud, Glos.
Only son of George Havelock Hunt of Calne and Matilda E Hunt. Enlisted in
the 4th Wilts 11 Dec 1914 and transferred to the 8th Wilts with the rank
of Sgt Major in Aug 1915. He was commissioned IILt on 19 Jan 1916 and went
to France that same year. Hunt was wounded in early 1917 and returned to
the Western Front in Sept 1917.
He left a widow but no children. Before the war, Hunt was in business in
The Medal Index Card shows him as
18936 Pte Wilts Regt
Machine Gun Corps 2nd Lt
Mr GH Hunt of Albany House, Chippenham has been informed that his son
Lt PGH Hunt of the East Yorks Regiment was killed in action on Friday (9th
He was actually killed on Thursday the 8th). The deceased
who was 26 years of age was, before the war in business in Bristol.
Wilts Times 17 November 1917
In proud and loving memory of
Percival George Havelock Hunt
Lt East Yorks Regiment
Attached 92nd Trench Mortar Battery
Who fell in action November 8th 1917
Buried at Roclincourt France
Aged 26 years
Enlisted in the Wiltshire Regiment December 11th 1914
Memorial plaque in St Andrew’s church, Chippenham