The brother of George, Percival was born in Wolverhampton in 1893.
On 10 April 1916, he enlisted as a Gunner with the Royal Field Artillery (number 13451), when his trade was given as Side Car Fitter, and his addres was 22 Trysull Road, Bradmore, Wolverhampton. He served in France, but was wounded in action through gas on 4 August 1917. He later suffered from malaria. He was demobilised on 19 December 1919.
Percy married Annie Wildman in Wolverhampton in 1927. He died in Wolverhampton in 1957.