Regiment : 256th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery
Service number : 106913
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 4th October 1917
Buried : Buffs Road Cemetery, Belgium, Grave E. 7.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Redditch
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Redditch Secondary School now Trinity High School WW1 Memorial. Redditch St Stephen's Church. Headless Cross The Bridge Church formerly St Luke's Church. Headless Cross C of E School now in St Luke's C of E First School.
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral.
Percy Duggins enlisted in the Royal Garrison Artillery for the duration of the war on 24th November 1915 at Redditch. On his attestation form he gave his address as 134 Mount Pleasant, Redditch, his age as 23 years 1 month and his occupation as a Clerk. His next of kin was his father of the same address until Percy married Kate Mobberley in Redditch on 24th April 1916. The couple had no children. Although Percy enlisted in 1915 he was not mobilised until July 1916. He remained on home service until 8th February 1917 when he was posted overseas to join the British Expeditionary Force in France.