Private Percy Mead

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

Dec 1899

Date of Death

17 Oct 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Foundry worker


Brown & Green, Luton

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

La Kreule Military Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 14th November 1918
Pte Percy Mead

Pte Percy Mead, 46998, 12th Battalion King's Royal Rifles, died of wounds in the 17th Casualty Clearing Station in France on October 17th, 1918. He was aged 19 and had previously served in the Beds Regiment (11038).

Born in December 1899, he was a son of Lucy and the late Thomas Mead, of Kings Road, Luton. He had married Elizabeth Read in Kent in 1917 and his widow was living at Sittingbourne at the time of Percy's death.

Before joining up, Percy, along with three brothers, had worked at the Brown & Green Foundry in Windsor Street/South Road, Luton.

Pte Percy Mead

Author: Deejaya

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