Connery, Percy Herbert

Regimental Number: 279694
Rank: Private
Branch: 218th Battalion; 8th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops

Percy was born in Cedar Hill, Ontario on September 1, 1900. He lied about his age to get into the army and serve as a bugler, but two months after he got to France (July 1917) his lie was discovered. Percy was discharged and sent home. His father Henry and brothers Clifton and Clarence also served in the war.