Percy Jackman was born on 1st January 1917 to Charles and Lucy Jackman.
In 1939 the family were living at 1 Rose Cottage, Lodge Road, Hurst.
Percy's younger brothers Cyril and Cecil were also living there.
Percy was employed as a biscuit factory general worker, most probably at Huntley & Palmer in Reading.
His father Charles was a furniture removals foreman.