Remembering 58 Percy Frederick HIRST – MM

 

58 Patrick 'Percy' Hirst portrait
58 Percy Frederick Hirst – MM

 

Percy Frederick Hirst was a rare individual, his bravery at Gallipoli affording him a special mention by his officers in the unit diaries and later further recognition whilst  continuing his great work in the trenches in France.  Percy was later awarded the Military Medal .

Sadly  Percy died from his wounds he suffered at the “Battle of Pozieres”.

WW1 - Military Medal - For Bravery In the Field
WW1 – Military Medal – “For Bravery In the Field”

Percy died on the 25th July 1916 and will always be remembered for his service and the sacrifice he made for his nation.

Read More….. Percy Hirst Story

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