[Skip to content]



Person Details
Parents: Frederick and Elizabeth Slack of Ash Villa, Sheepbridge Lane, Mansfield.
Grocer's assistant.
09 Oct 1917
20
3065067 - CWGC Website
202778
Ash Villa, Sheepbridge Lane, Mansfield.
Private
1/5th bn West Yorkshire Reg (Prince of Wales Own). Attested 08/12/1915 aged 18 years and 300 days. In France from 19/07/1916.
Mansfield Chronicle Advertiser: 08/11/1917, Photograph. Mr and Mrs Slack of Ash Cottage, Sheepbridge Lane, Mansfield. Percy was their only son. He enlisted 20/03/1916. He had taken part in the taking of Thiepval on 28/09/1916. He was a Lewis Gunner with the West Yorkshire Regiment. He was killed by a sniper's bullet. A letter was included in the report. This man is commemorated in a book of remembrance held by Mansfield District Council.
Remembered on