Tuffin, Percy William

Regimental Number: 454916
Rank: Sergeant
Branch: 19th Battalion

Percy was born in Wickham St. Paul, England on March 9, 1896. It is unknown when he came to Canada, but he enlisted in the Canadian Army in July of 1915 (at 9:45 AM, as noted on his attestation paper). In March of 1919, he was given permission to marry Joy May. According to a present address card in his service file, Percy was living in England in 1922. In 1935, he filed on the southern half of 19-72-26-W5; his homestead record indicates that he was unmarried at this time. Percy died on July 25, 1967 and was buried in the Grande Prairie Cemetery.

Sources: Grande Prairie Cemetery