The Inscription reads Dearly loved son of the above Fell in action March 22nd 1918 aged 19 at St Peters Church, Fairfield.
1899: born on 22nd January 1899 Chapel-en-le-Frith. Vol 7b Page 803.
Father: George Biggin & mother Mary.
1901 Census: Living at 46 Bennett Street, Buxton aged 2yrs.
1911 Census: Living at 6 Marlow Street, Buxton aged 12yrs at School, Vivian attended North Road School as had his older brothers & sisters. Harriet Ann born 27th September 1887 started school 4th April 1892, Ethel born 23rd September 1888 and started school 4th April 1892, George born 3rd May 1891 & started school 10th march 1896, Percy Lindley 30th March 1894 started school 28th June 1897, Florence Elsie born1896 and younger brother Walter born 1902.
3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment were based in Tidworth with 7th Brigade, 3rd Division when war broke out in August 1914. They proceeded to France, landing at Rouen on the 16th of August 1914. In 1918 they were in action on The Somme, in the Battles of the Lys. – See more at: http://www.wartimememoriesproject.com/greatwar/allied/worcestershireregiment3-gw.php#sthash.rsj4ITcW.dpuf
Percy Lindley Biggin also served during WW1, firstly enlisting into The ‘Sherwood Foresters’ Pte 26352 he then transferred to the Leicestershire Regiment Pte 60808 and lastly Lancashire Fusiliers Pte 65086 from where he was injured and subsequently received the SWB No 494881.