Percy Watson (18)

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Attached are photographs of Corporal Percy Watson, who originally enlisted with the 7th Battlion, Mancheser Regiment and then was merged into the East Lancashire Regiment towards the end of the war. The 7th Manchester Regiment was a Terattorial Regiment and as Percy was a butcher by trade, it is believed that he was the Butcher to the regiment. Percy was born on the 27th August 1888 in Burnley to Alfred Watson and Ellen Walters. He...