Chatteris WW1 Soldier Percy Jonah Ambrose 57793. Chatteris Remembers Biography
Pte Percy Jonah Ambrose 16th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment No. 57793 Died: 22 October 1917 Percy Jonah Ambrose was born in about 1894 and in 1911 he worked as a farm labourer. He was born in Chatteris and lived at 3, Ambrose’s Yard, 3 Bridge Street. He lived with his parents Jonah and Sarah, and his brothers and sisters Ernest, Horace and Rose Ambrose. He joined the army in Chatteris on 4th February 1916 and eventually died during the Battle of Passchendale in the area of Poelcapelle. His body was not found and he is commemorated on the memorial at Tyne Cot, near to where he died. File includes: • CWGC Roll of Honour • Service Record • ”Soldiers Died” • 1911 census • Excerpt from Cheshire’s diary • Service Record • Excerpt from Cambs Times 27/12/18 • Medal Roll
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