Lance Sergeant Andrew Piercy

Lance Sergeant Andrew Piercy, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in Belgium on 31st December 1917, aged 26. He was the son of John and Isabella Piercy of 216 Main Street, Spittal and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Flanders, Belgium. At that time the Battalion were holding front line trenches at Passchendaele and lost 12 Other Ranks killed by enemy shelling.


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