Thomas Victor Piercey (MM)

Name

Thomas Victor Piercey (MM)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

07/04/1918
22

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Sergeant
15540
Bedfordshire Regiment
7th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Military Medal

Cemetery/Memorial

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
P. IX. C. 1A.
France

UK Memorials

Memorial Plaque, St Lawrence Church, Bovingdon
Memorial Plaque, Memorial Hall, Bovingdon

Pre War

Born in 1896 in Stockwell and baptised on 11 Dec 1896 in All Saint’s, Lambeth son of Agnes Piercey and was living in The School of Handicrafts for Poor Boys in Chertsey in 1911 training to be a gardener.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Watford. Military Medal (London Gazette 16 Nov 1917).

Died of wounds in the 6th General Hospital, Rouen.

Additional Information

Variously spelled Piercey (Census and Registry) or Piercy (SDITGW and CWGC)

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Dick West