|Place of birth||Colac East, Victoria|
|Address||11 Church Street, Abbotsford, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs B Perry, 11 Church Street, Abbotsford, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||28|
|Place of burial||Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row a, Grave No. I), Fleurbaix, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Joseph and Ellen PERRY; husband of Rose PERRY, 55 Holden Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Transferred to 59th Bn, and taken on strength, 24 February 1916.
Transferred to 60th Bn, 15 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Buried, Rue du Bois Military Cemetery, by Rev F.P. WILLIAMS, 58th Bn, 20 July 1916.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalBase Records advised wife, 2 May 1922, that given that headstones were to be inscribed at government expense with the soldier's name, regimental details and date of death, she might to wish to reconsider the personal inscription she had submitted: 'Sacred to the loved memory of James Perry, killed 19.7.16 aged 28'. No reply was received.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PERRY Arthur James|