Regiment : 2nd/5th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Service number : 5523
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 2nd July 1916 aged 27
Buried : Rue-Du-Bacquerot No.1 Military Cemetery, Laventie, France, Grave I. H. 13.
Relatives : Son of James and Jane Gaunt, 47 Mill Road, Stourport, Worcestershire
Memorial : Stourport War Memorial
Also appears on : Stourport High School formerly in Stourport Boys School
Credits : Researched by Adrian Carter.
Percy Gaunt was employed at Messrs. Bradley & Turtons, Kidderminster and prior to that at T.B. Worth & Sons, Stourport. He enlisted in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in November 1915. He was only out at the front three weeks when he was killed in action.
Source for additional information: Kidderminster Shuttle 22nd July 1916, Kidderminster Shuttle 29th July 1916.
An obituary for Percy William Gaunt appears in the Stourport Parish Magazine for December 1916.