Private Percy Shedd

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

26 Aug 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Baker and confectioner


Family business

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

9 Alma Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 14th September 1918
Luton War Memorial

Pte Percy Henry Shedd, 248112, 2/2nd Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), was killed in action in France on August 26th, 1918. He was aged 25.

A son of Manchester Street confectioner Mr Harry Shedd and his wife Eliza, Percy had joined the the Army in January 1917. In April 1918 he was wounded in the leg and received treatment in England for three months before returning to the firing line six or seven weeks before his death.

Born in Luton in 1893, Percy had worked side by side with his father for 12 years. He lived at 9 Alma Street, Luton, and was an amateur footballer.

Individual Location

Luton War Memorial

Author: Deejaya

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