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Percy Flude

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GreatArtuin

GreatArtuin Report 27 Jan 2018 19:49

Hi everyone
Just found a relative of my husbands who died in WW1. How do I find which cemetery he is in from this information : Theatre of war was France and Flanders. Died April 1916. He was aged 24. His service number is Leicestershire Regiment 1/4 battalion 3313.

Many thanks for any help you can give.

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Report 27 Jan 2018 22:31

he is on the Commonwealth WAR Graves Commission site CWGC. He was killed
on the 10th April aged 24. Buried in...
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST-ELOI
Son of William and Ada
His plot is I B24 you can order a certificate and a cemetery plan

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 28 Jan 2018 08:39

https://www.twgpp.org/photograph/view/3145490

https://www.everyoneremembered.org/profiles/soldier/65227/

(a couple more for him above)

Chris :)

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 28 Jan 2018 14:22

Leicestershire and Rutland, Soldiers Died 1914-1920 Transcription

Record set Leicestershire And Rutland, Soldiers Died 1914-1920
First name(s) Percy
Last name Flude
Birth year -
Death year 1916
Service number 3313
Rank Private
Unit or regiment Leicestershire Regt.
Location -
Country England
Age 24
Battalion 1/4
Enlistment date Leicester
City/Town Leicester
County/State Leicestershire
Death date 10-Apr-1916
Died 1916-04-10
Cause of death KIA
Burial commemeration Ecoivres Mil. Cem., Mont-St-Eloy, France

Memorial one St. James' Church, Aylestone Park, Leicester

Notes PD. He was the son of William and Ada Flude of Leicester. The 10th April 1917 edition of the Leicester Mercury published the following under the heading, 'IN MEMORIAM.' FLUDE – Sacred to the memory of our only son, Pte. Percy Flude. 1st/4th Leicester’s, killed in action April 10th 1916. Rest, calmly rest, for thou thy part has played. In this great war, and death thy hand has stayed. Thy work is done, thou’st laid thine armour down. Fought the good fight, and gained the eternal crown. The War Diary for the 8th April records. At 5.00pm the Battn left huts at CAMBLAIN L’ABBE to proceed to relieve 5th Battn LINCOLNSHIRE REGT accompanied by cookers, Battn had tea north of BOIS DES ALLEUX. Relief completed by 10.15pm. Night very quiet. No further entries were made in the War Diary until the 12th April.

GreatArtuin

GreatArtuin Report 28 Jan 2018 21:39

Thanks everyone for your prompt replies.

Lots of information to digest.