Cannon P J Sergt Mech
Royal Air Force
Percy John Cannon (Reader) enlisted in January 1916 in the 4th Bn. Norfolk Regt., whence he was transferred to the 30th Bn. (City of London) Royal Fusiliers ; he later transferred to the Royal Flying Corps, and to the Royal Air Force on its formation. Whilst in the infantry he was Lewis Gun Instructor, and was promoted Lance-Corporal in January 1917. In the R.A.F. he was an instructor in aerial gunnery, and was promoted Corporal in March 1918 and Sergeant-Mechanic in the following August.
Source : War Record Of Cambridge University Press 1914-1919