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Regimental number2006
Place of birthKadina, South Australia
AddressWilliams Lane off Kaolin Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 4.75"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, W F Perry, Williams Lane off Kaolin Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMember of Rifle Club for 3 years.
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row C, Grave No. 20A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Kadina Cemetery, South Australia ('Gave his life for King and Country'). Parents: William and Angelina PERRY, 168 Chapple Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales. Native of Kadina, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PERRY Frank

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