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Coleshill Remembers World War 1

As a free service to the World War 1 commemoration year, ST-IT Limited have created and are hosting a free database of Coleshill connected veterans.

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Entry for Private Percy Bloor


Surname

Bloor


Forenames

Percy

Rank

Private

Unit/Regiment

2nd Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Year of Birth

1896

Date of Death

28/6/1917

Notes

Commemorated on the Coleshill Grammar School Memorial, Percy Bloor was born on 26th July 1896 in Over Whitacre, Warwickshire. His parents were Peter and Elizabeth Bloor, and the family farmed at Holt Hall, Over Whitacre, in 1911. His father remarried and Percy’s stepbrother was John F Blackshaw. Percy and John were the same age and attended The Coleshill Grammar School together. Percy enlisted in the 2nd Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment at Shustoke (service number 17372). Private Bloor was killed in action on 28th June 1917 and is buried in the Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, France. He was awarded the Victory and British medals.

Coleshill Chronicle 20th June 1918 DEATHS BLOOR – In memory of my dear son, Percy, killed in action in France, June 28th, 1917. We think of him in silence, No eye may see us weep, But deep within our inmost hearts, His meaning we’ll ever keep. -Ever remembered by his loving Father, Brothers, and Sisters.
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