Best, Peter Metcalfe

BORN HULL 18/02/1888. SON OF JOHN JOSEPH BEST (1848-1912) & SARAH JANE BLACK (1852-1901). SON OF A SLATER. HE HAD FOUR BROTHERS AND SIX SISTERS. WORKED AS A BRICKLAYER. BOARDED AT LEVEN, EAST YORKSHIRE (1911 CENSUS). HIS BROTHER ROBERT HENRY BEST, LIVED AT 4 ESK TERRACE, WORTHING STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 11TH ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 03/09/1916, AGED 28. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS SISTER IN LAW, SARAH ELIZABETH MORRIS.

HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, SOMME. ALSO RECORDED ON HULL’S WORTHING STREET, ROLL OF HONOUR (93 SERVING & FIVE FALLEN). HDM 15/11/1916.


First name:
PETER METCALFE
Military Number:
3910
Rank:
Private
Date Died
03/09/1916
Place died:
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Age:
28
4 ESK TERRACE, WORTHING STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK