Percy John Kilburn

At age thirty-five Percy enlisted and he eventually became a stretcher-bearer.

Percy John Kilburn enlisted in September 1914 at age thirty-five with the 166th Battalion but was transferred to the 2nd Battalion. He eventually became a stretcher-bearer. He never saw active service. After injuring his foot, he was honourably discharged from service.

He lived with his wife, Edith Anne Singleton, in Oshawa, Ontario, and they had two kids—Walter and Doris.

Born July 20, 1879 in Manchester, England, Kilburn emigrated to Canada in 1907. He died on January 1, 1966, and was posthumously given the British War Medal.

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