Percy Jeeves

Died aged c. 28

Percy Jeeves (5 March 1888 – 22 July 1916) was a first-class cricketer from England, playing 50 first-class matches in his career, all but one for Warwickshire County Cricket Club from 1912 to 1914. He played one match for the Players against the Gentlemen in 1914. Jeeves joined the British Army in the First World War and was killed in action in 1916. P. G. Wodehouse named his character Jeeves after him.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Percy Jeeves 1888-1916 lived in Manuel Street 1901-1911. Goole Town Cricket Club and Warwickshire County Cricketer, killed on The Somme. Inspiration for P. G. Wodehouse's 'Jeeves'.

Manuel Street, Goole, United Kingdom where they lived (1901-1911)