THE FIRST TANK CREWS

The life stories of those who crewed the first tanks in September 1916


Tank Crewmen

Percy Raworth - D22

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Percy Raworth - D22
Percy fought at High Wood on 15 September and was awarded the MM for his action. He continued to serve with D Bn and fought at the battle of Arras and at Cambrai. He died of his wounds, aged 27, on 23 September 1917, received from an aerial bomb; Percy was on guard looking to the Bn's animals at the time. He is buried at Gwalia military cemetery near Poperinge
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