Regiment : 487th Company Army Service Corps
Service number : S295086
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 23rd March 1917 aged 18
Place of death : Devonport Military Hospital
Buried : Worcester (Astwood) Cemetery, Worcestershire, England, Grave 10655.
Relatives : Only son of William and Annie Mary Stephens, 1 The Hollies, Hewell Rd., Barnt Green, Birmingham
Memorial : Barnt Green St Andrew's Church
Also appears on : Lickey War Memorial with the information: March 23 1917. Worcester Astwood Cemetery.
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral under Barnt Green casualties.
The following information has been researched and transcribed by Jeff Taylor:
Death of Barnt Green Soldier
Stephens, on the 23rd inst., Private Percy, dearly beloved and only child of William and Mary Ann Stephens, of 1, “The Hollies”, Hewell Road, Barnt Green, Birmingham, of Spotted Fever, at Devonport Military Hospital, aged 18 years.”