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John PERKS

Regimental number153
Place of birthBirmingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyman
AddressMoss Vale Station, Scone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, William Perks, Heath Farm, Wythall near Alverchurch, Birmingham, England
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Date of death18 August 1920
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialTumbarumba Cemetery, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah PERKS; husband of Maud PERKS. Native of Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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