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Bertram Harold PERRY

Regimental number487
AddressHorsham PO Quantong, Horsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinParents Deceased
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollElope Force
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Vectis East Methodist Church Roll of Honour, Soldiers' Memorial Hall, Natimuk, Victoria.

Military Medal

'For conspicuous good work on the 10th,11th April 1917 in the attack on the HINDENBURG LINE. On reaching the first objective he gallantly led his bombing section forward and bombed his way along a communication trench establishing communication with Company on our right. His coolness and dash set a fine example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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