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Percival George Havelock Hunt

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Regiment

Hunt

Percival George Havelock

 

Lt

92 Trench Mortar Bty, RFA

Born

Age

Enlisted at

Address

 

26

 

24 Langley Rd

Date of Death

Where killed

Cause of Death

08/11/1917

 

Killed

Cemetery

Plot

Country

Roclincourt Military Cemetery

III,E,6

France

Next of Kin

Next of kin address

Town

George and Matilda E hunt

24 Langley Rd

Chippenham

Notes

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 Bristol.

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

RIP

Memorial plaque in St Andrew’s church, Chippenham

Memorials Commemorated on:

Chippenham Town War Memorial

Yes

St Paul’s Church

St Andrew’s Church

Yes

Liberal Club

Hardenhuish Church

Causeway Methodist Church
Pewsham Street
Boys School
Congregation Church

Last updated - 03/11/2010

 

 

 


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