|courtesy of Anne Cady|
After entering the army, Percy was assigned to L Company 116th Infantry. He left Hoboken, New Jersey with the unit aboard the USS Finland on 15 Jun 1918. Arriving in France on 28 Jun 1918, the regiment participated in yet more training before moving into the line in September 1918. PFC Dove was killed in action on 27 Oct 1918.
PFC Dove was repatriated in September 1921 and re-interred in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.