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The History Behind Pritchards: Percy Pritchard 07/08/2016

The History Behind Pritchards: Percy Pritchard

Percy Pritchard was barely 18 when he was amongst hundreds of volunteers for The Herefordshire Regiment in August 1914. Percy was a Hereford character, living and working in the family tailors in the city for most of his life. Much of this account is told in his own words from recorded interviews he made in the 1980s and 90s. His first memories were of the excitement and the camaraderie amongst the volunteers as they drilled on Castle Green and marched about the city. He remembered particularly the excellent food they... Read More