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Regimental number2596
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway fireman and miner
Address52 Melbourne Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Perkins, 52 Melbourne Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameRailway Supply Detachment, Army Service Corps 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, Railway Support
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 16472 Pte Cyril Cecil PERKINS, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917.
Date of death27 January 1964

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