Percy was born in 1874 in Dukinfieldprobably at his parents' home.
In 1881, Percy was living with his parents at 194 Astley Street, Dukinfield. Percy was noted as a Scholar born in Dukinfield.
1881 UK Census
In 1891 Percy was aged 16 years and lied with his parents at 196 Astley Street. Percy's occupated was stated as Clerk.
1891 UK Census
In 1901, Percy now aged 26 years, unmarried, worked as a Commercial Traveller and still lived with his parents at 196 Astley Street,
1901 UK Census
In 1911, Percy and his parents were still at 196 Astley Street. He worked as an Auxillary Postman. He was then 36 years old, unmarried. He probably never married.
1911 England Census
War Service 1914-1918
Percy enlisted in the British Army on 26 July 1918. He was 43 years and 10 months old and worked as a Postman and unmarried.
His home address was stated as 196 Astley Street, Dukinfield. He
was medically examined on 8 May 1918 at Stockport, Cheshire. He
was slightly built at 5 feet 7½ inches tall, weighed 130 pounds and had
light brown hair and blue eyes. He carried a scar on the right
side of his face and stated that he sufferred from gastric trouble.
Percy was posted to the Royal Engineers and served as a Sapper. His Regimental Number was 366288.
Percy suffered a casualty (unreadable) on 17 January 1919 and was demobilised on 14 february 1919.
There is a death indexed for Percy Kinder, aged 73 registered in Hyde, Cheshire in 1947. This is likely to be him[6,7].
CheshireBMD.org.uk Ref DUK/78/36
1881 UK Census RG 11 / 4050 page 17
1891 UK Census RG 12 / 3288 page 22
1901 UK Census RG 13 / 3793 page 27
1911 Census of England and Wales, Schedule No 375, 196 Astley Street, Dukinfield
Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
CheshireBMD.org.uk Ref DUK/3B/79
Ancestry.com. British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920