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William Henry PERRY

Regimental number4901
Place of birthStaffordshire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, H Perry, 95 West Brunswick Road, Walsall, England
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 18 February 1919

FateKilled in Action 11 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialSt. Pierre Cemetery (Plot XL, Row B, Grave No. 2), Amiens, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Fanny PERRY, 93 West Bromwich Road, Walsall, Staffs., England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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