Percival Sidney Ball was born in Kingston Lisle in 1898. His parents, John and Matilda had at least 7 children, including his older brother Bertie who also died in WW1. His father, John, worked as a groom.
Percival enlisted in Swindon and was a private in the Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire) Regiment. He died in Mesopotamia on the 5 Apr 1916.