Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.
Thomas Percy Wenlock was the son of Thomas Wenlock, a gamekeeper, and his wife Alice. The family lived in Worfield and, later, in Whitburn Street, Bridgnorth. After he left school, Thomas Percy became a cow man on a farm.
Percy served with the 8th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry throughout the war. The battalion spent most of the war on the Macedonian Front in Salonika.
Percy survived the war, dying on 1st November, 1919 – possibly during the Spanish ‘flu epidemic.
Corp Wenlock, 15617, was awarded the Victory and British Medals and the 15 Star.
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