1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Percy Carhart

Contributed by: Carole Luscombe, on 2008-11-10

Percy Carhart
First Name Percy
Surname Carhart
Year of Birth 1898
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Place of Wartime Residence Truro, Cornwall

Percy's Story

At the outbreak of WW1 Percy was employed as a gardener at Heligan Gardens (The Lost Gardens of Heligan). His name is on the wall of the "thunder box" there.

He died at Passchendaele in October 1917.

His name is on the Tyne Cot Memorial and he has no known grave.

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