Percy James Gayler

Name

Percy James Gayler
15 October 1895

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/09/1916
21

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
4336
London Regiment (London Scottish)
14th Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL
XXXII.N.8
France

Headstone

>None

UK Memorials

Ayot St Peter Village Memorial

Pre War

Percy James Gayler was born on 15 October 1895 in Hatfield, Herts, the son of  James and Clara Gayler.


On the 1911 Census the family were living at 15 Mount Pleasant, Stroud Green, Hornsey. He attended the University of London and his name is included in their Student Record War List.


He was living at Stroud Green, London on enlistment. 

Wartime Service

He enlisted in London and served with the 14th Battalion, London Regiment (London Scottish) in France from 4 July 1915. 


He was killed in action.

Additional Information

Also remembered on the family grave in Ayot St Peter churchyard. N.B. His father was born in Ayot St Peter, Herts. His father received a war gratuity of £7 and pay owing of £3 8s 1d. His mother received a pension of 7 shillings a week from 5 June 1917.

Acknowledgments

Brenda Palmer
www.ayotstpeter.com,