"Percy was born in 1882 to Richard and Elizabeth Sandercock at Wooda Lane, Launceston. His Father was a Royal Navy Pensioner having served with the Royal Marines who had seen action during the Zulu wars but in 1891 was working as a Porter. Percy attended the Launceston Na-tional school and the Wesleyan Sunday School.
By the 1911 census, Percy was living in Salcombe and working as a Bus Driver. He married a Miss Wills in June 1916 at Kingsbridge. He enlisted at Newton Abbot with the Devonshire Regi-ment 9th Battalion as a Private (Regimental No. 21146). He was killed in action on the 2nd of April 1917 in France. He is buried at the H. A. C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St. Mein, Ecoust-Saint-
Mein, Departement du Pas-de-Calais,Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, Plot: IV. K. 5."