Regiment : A Battery 86th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Service number : 830184
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 13th September 1918
Buried : Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, France, Grave IV. D. 15.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Redditch, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
Baptised as John William Percy Pitney on 23rd June 1895 at St Stephen’s Church, Redditch, parents John William and Alice Pitney. On the 1911 census he is known as Percy Pitney aged 15, Fish Hook Maker, lived with his parents John and Alice Pitney and siblings at Back 3, Hewell Road, Redditch.
The name inscribed on the grave is J. Pitney.