Hirons, Percy Henry (Mick)

Age: 26
Date of birth: Q4 1917

Parents: Albert and Annie Maria Hirons nee Gardner
Wife: Single
Address: Sherbourne, Warwickshire

Occupation: Not known

Percy Henry(Mick) Hirons was born in Longbridge in 1917. His parents were Albert (1889-1931) and Annie Maria Hirons nee Gardner (1880-1963) of Longbridge Warwickshire. His parents married in 1909 in Moreton Morrell, Warwickshire. He had four siblings – Albert William (1909-1999), James (Jim 1911-1950), Elizabeth Lucy (1912-1996) and Annie F (1914-2004).

Mick was a scholar at Sherbourne school.

Mick is mentioned in both the Warwick Advertiser 15th September 1944 and the Wiltshire Times & Trowbridge Advertiser dated 24th March 1945:

Military Service

Rank & Number: Private, 511627
Regiment/Service: 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburgh's)
Date of death:
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When Percy (Mick) enlisted in 1940 he was initially with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment:


  • Unlocking Warwick Research Group
  • Janet Arthurton – family friend