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Percy Victor Starling

Percy Victor Starling

Male 1894 - 1920  (Age: 25)    Has 6 ancestors but no descendants in our family tree.


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  • Name Percy Victor Starling 
    Born 9 Dec 1894  Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Stourbridge, Worcestershire, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 6y 
    Address :  
    108, Brettell Lane, Amblecote 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Stourbridge, Worcestershire, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 16y 
    Address :  
    2, Brettel Lane 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Stourbridge, Worcestershire, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Packer at Flint Glass Works 
    Wounded 5 Nov 1920  Union Hall, County Cork, IrelandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Address :  
    The Coastguard Station 
    • Percy was wounded by the accidental discharge of a rifle. The accident was recorded in a local newspaper as follows:

      Saturday, November 06, 1920, Freemans:
      Three Marines were seriously injured last night at Union Hall Coastguard Station near Skibbereen, by the accidental firing of a rifle in the hands of one of their comrades. The injured men were taken to Cork.

      Source: "The Cairo Gang" Website.
    Died 8 Nov 1920  Cork, IrelandFind all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action. 
    • Serviceman RMA/13560, Percy was a gunner in the 6th Battalion, Royal Marines Artillery, when he died. His death was an accident despite the official RM cause of death quoted above. The subsequent death of Percy were recorded in a local newspaper as follows:

      November 11, 1920, Independent:
      Pte. Starling, 23, one of the Marines wounded at Union Hall, Skibbereen, last Friday by the accidental discharge of his comrade's rifle, has died. He was an Englishman, and only 3 weeks married.

      The record indicates that notification of Percy's death was sent to a Friend, Miss Constance D Skelding of 1, Berkley Street, Liverpool.

      Source: "The Cairo Gang" Website.
    Buried Aft 8 Nov 1920  Old Church Cemetery, Cobh (Formerly Queenstown), County Cork, IrelandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    CWGC Commemoration: STARLING, Percy Victor
    CWGC Commemoration: STARLING, Percy Victor
    Siblings 13 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I13133  Mitchell Families
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2012 

    Father John Thomas Starling (ID:I13114)
              b. 1852, Suckley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1946, Southport, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94) 
    Mother Eugenie Ellis (ID:I13121)
              b. 1852, Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1906, Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54) 
    Married 5 Jul 1876  Darlaston, Staffordshire, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 14 children 
    Family ID F3343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Dec 1894 - Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 6y - 31 Mar 1901 - Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 16y - 2 Apr 1911 - Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Packer at Flint Glass Works - 2 Apr 1911 - Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWounded - Address :  
    The Coastguard Station - 5 Nov 1920 - Union Hall, County Cork, Ireland
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action. - 8 Nov 1920 - Cork, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 8 Nov 1920 - Old Church Cemetery, Cobh (Formerly Queenstown), County Cork, Ireland Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Exact Location       : Area, Suburb, Parish or Registration District       : City, Town or Village       : County or Shire       : State or Province       : Country or Continent       : Site of (No longer exists)       : Not Defined

  • Sources 
    1. [S5536] Census 1901 Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England RG13/2756/131/17 (Thomas Starling).

    2. [S8041] Census 1911 Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England RG14/17523/4 (Sidney William Starling)  (RG14/17523/4).

    3. [S8042] Dick Starling, Starling Families of the West Midlands.

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