(Service number 53520)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 14 February 1889 Place of Birth Hereford, England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Somes Island, Wellington
Occupation Grocer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W.W. Perkins (brother), Springfield, Canterbury, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 27th Reinforcements F Company
Date 16 July 1917
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Liverpool, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 27 October 1918 Age
Place of Death Queens Hospital, Sidcup, London, England
Cause Died of disease [pneumonia]
Memorial or Cemetery Breinton (St Michael) Churchyard, Herefordshire, England
Memorial Reference On north boundary
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [6 Dec 2013]; Military Record - Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R20800560

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John Sutherland, SC branch NZSG

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