Percy Ebsworth

Memorial: Frampton Cotterell - St. Peter’s Church

Regiment: Somerset Light Infantry

Medals: 1914–15 Star, British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 16996

Parents: George and Jane Ebsworth

Home address: Belchers Barton, Frampton Cotterell, Bristol

Date of birth: 1898

Place of birth: Frampton Cotterell, Bristol

Date of death: 23/04/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: Brown’s Copse Cemetery, Roeux, Pas de Calais, France (Ref: I. E. 39)

Age: 19

Further information:

Percy Ebsworth was born in 1898 in Frampton Cotterell to parents, George and Jane Ebsworth. He was brother to Walter and Albert. The family lived at Belchers Barton, Frampton Cotterell in 1901. Their father worked as a general labourer and had been born in Frampton Cotterell

Percy Ebsworth served with the 8th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry as a private. Percy died on the 23rd April 1917 and is buried at Brown’s Copse Cemetery, Roeux, Pas de Calais, France (Ref: I. E. 39). Percy was awarded the 1914-15 Star, British War and the Victory medals

Percy is remembered on the Chipping Sodbury and District War Memorial Cottage Hospital board, now at Yate and District Heritage Centre, under Frampton Cotterell

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Yate and District Heritage Centre and Forces War Records