Private Percy Jesse Francis

Royal Sussex Regiment

Died: Saturday 9 September 1916 (aged 20)

Connected records

Record:
FRANCIS, PERCY JESSE
Additional information:
Son of George and Harriett Francis, of Heath Common, Washington, Sussex.
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 7 C.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Captain Francis
Context:
combat
Date:
4 Sep 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Norfolk Regiment (page 146)
Name:
Captain Francis
Context:
Wounded
Date:
4 Sep 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Norfolk Regiment (page 145)
Name:
Captain Francis
Context:
other
Date:
4 Sep 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Norfolk Regiment (page 144)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Francis
Context:
departed_training
Date:
4 Sep 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: Brigade Machine Gun Squadron (page 33)
Name:
Captain Francis
Context:
commander
Date:
6 Sep 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 19 Hussars (page 148)
Name:
Captain Francis
Context:
joined
Date:
8 Sep 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 19 Hussars (page 150)
Name:
Captain R Francis
Context:
Wounded
Date:
5 Sep 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Norfolk Regiment (page 152)
Name:
Captain R Francis
Context:
Wounded
Date:
5 Sep 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Norfolk Regiment (page 152)