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Percy Barron Hood

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  • Name Percy Barron Hood 
    Born Sep 1879  Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    Person ID I2341  Bennetts
    Last Modified 11 May 2010 

    Father George Hood,   b. 1838, St.Pancras, London, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Frances Elizabeth Macarthur,   b. 1841, 7 Allington Street, Pimlico, Belgrave,St George Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1867  Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    WAR DIARIES FOR WW1 GIVING BATTLE DATES FOR WHEN PERCY BARRON HOOD WAS KILLED
    WAR DIARIES FOR WW1 GIVING BATTLE DATES FOR WHEN PERCY BARRON HOOD WAS KILLED
    INFORMATION RESEARCHED BY JOHN HOOD WHO LIVES IN TORONTO, CANADA - A DESCENDANT OF PERCY BARRON HOOD

    Received by email 20 March 2008

    Hi Jacquei,

    I found the war diaries for the Royal Berkshires and the entries for a couple of days before Percy was killed. Very sad.

    2nd Royal Berkshire Friday 2nd March 1917 France:
    BRIGADE SUPPORT Battalion in Brigade Support. On night 2/3rd March, the Battalion relieved the 1st Bn The Royal Irish Rifles in the Front Line Trenches. Captain H.R.W. WOOD and 3 O.R. wounded, 1 O.R. killed.

    2nd Royal Berkshire Saturday 3rd March 1917 France:
    FRONT LINE TRENCHES Battalion in Front Line Trenches. On night 3/4th March the Battalion side-slipped to the Left to take up Battle Position. 4 O.R. killed, 6 O.R. wounded. Lieut C.E.B. ROGERS to hospl sick.

    2nd Royal Berkshire Sunday 4th March 1917 France:
    FRONT LINE TRENCHES On the morning of 4th March the Battalion formed the Right Flank of the Assaulting Force, and attacked PALLAS and FRITZ trenches. For the report of operations on 4th and 5th March see Appendix I attached. Casualties - killed 2 Lieut J.A. NEALON, 2 Lieut J.A. GRAY, 2 Lieut G.H. PARSONS and 43 O.R. Died from wounds - 11 O.R. Wounded - Captain A.A.H. HANBURY-SPARROW DSO, T/Captain W.B. SCOBELL, Lieut B. HAYE, 2 Lieut H.S. GUNSON, 2 Lieut E.G. FAULKNER-SMITH, 2 Lieut P.D. HARRISON and 173 O.R. Missing 20 O.R.

    Regards

    John

    Thank you John for your contribution