Lt Percy George Wells DCM

1884 Dec 1 Born Trimulgherry, Madras son of George Frederick Brand and Susan Wells . He was in the Army. His father appears in 1911 census married to another woman and died in UK in 1915

1901 census, the family are at Spittal Rd, Maldon, Essex. I assume his parents have divorced and that his mother has remarried

1903 Jun 9 Enlists in HLI. His parents and brother Cecil are living in Spittal Rd, Maldon, Essex

1903 Jun 22. Buy himself out for £10

1915 Oct 9. DCM Gazetted

1915 Nov 19 Commissioned 2nd Lt. Staff Serjeant Percy George Wells, from Unattached List, Indian Army (late The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders), to be Second Lieutenant.

1916 Aug 28. .—2nd Lieut. P. G. Wells (2nd King's Liverpool Regiment) joined the Ox & Bucks LI for duty.

1917 May 1 —Ox & Bucks reports. 2nd Lieut. P. G. Wells proceeded to Basra on transfer to the Royal Flying Corps in Egypt.

RAF Record

1920 Feb 10 Relinquishes his RAF commission and returns to Army

1921 Jun 23 Joined ADRIC with service no 2069. Posted to F Coy

1922 Jan 17. Appears to still be serving at demobilisation of ADRIC

1932 Oct/Dec Died Kensington, London aged 47



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