Edward Claude PERKINS

Regimental number4503
Place of birthBowral New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
Address72 Catherine Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Perkins, 72 Catherine Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records16
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 5), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary PERKINS, 72 Catherine Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal