Percival William Adey Cpl 4459218
Name Percival William Adey
Army number 4459218
Date of birth Born Sunderland 1918/19.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date as yet. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - possibly 1/9/1939. Served BEF? Served Iceland. KILLED in the UK in a road accident involving a Carrier he was driving overturning on 21/11/42 while with 11th Battalion's Carrier Platoon.
Platoon or other sub-unit Carrier Platoon.
Task or role
Joined Brigade Possibly 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 21-Nov-42.
Home address Resident of Sunderland. Son of William Henry and Selina Percival, husband of Irene Percival, Sunderland. Buried Ward 15. Sec. B.B. Grave 15112. Sunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI
The Durham Cathedral DLI Roll of Honour has his name as PERCICAL - which is seen as a manuscript error.