MAJ Percival Havelock Acheson

MAJ Percival Havelock Acheson

Birth
Southampton Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England
Death 29 Apr 1916 (aged 57–58)
Fermoy, County Cork, Ireland
Burial County Cork, Ireland
Plot In North-East part.
Memorial ID 162007387 · View Source
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Casualty of the Great War,Major Percival Havelock Acheson, Army Service Corps, was shot when he failed to answer a challenge by a sentry at a road checkpoint at Grange, Fermoy, Cork. He was from Ive-Le-Bawn, Fermoy and was the son of the late Joseph Acheson of Ballyane House, New Ross, County Wexford. He was aged about 58 years old when he died. He joined the Leicestershire Militia in 1875, the Royal Scots in 1878 and transferred to the Army Service Corps in 1889. He retired in 1895,and then offered his services to the Army Service Corps being accepted in 1914 at the outbreak of the First World War. He had served on the Nile Expedition in 1886 and was married in Spring 1889.He left a widow,Charlotte Elizabeth Acheson [b. 31 Jan. 1865] of Ive-le-Bawn, Fermoy.She was the daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Deane and Elizabeth Margaret Deane,[née Grant] They had one son, Charles Deane born in Fermoy in 1890. He was gazetted to the Royal Scots in April 1910.



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In Loving Memory
of
MAJOR PERCIVAL HAVELOCK ACHESON
Royal Scots and Army Service Corps
of Ive-Le-Bawn, Fermoy
Killed Easter Week 29th April 1916

and his wife CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH
died 13th June 1924

and his son CHARLES DEANE ACHESON
Major The Royal Scots
died at Tientsin 17th Nov. 1929


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  • Originally Created by: darealjolo
  • Added: 1 May 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 162007387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for MAJ Percival Havelock Acheson (1858–29 Apr 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 162007387, citing Castlehyde Church of Ireland Churchyard, County Cork, Ireland ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .