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John Asall Thomas PERKINS

Regimental number517
Date of birth24 May 1879
Place of birthAdelong, New South Wales
SchoolPublic State School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway porter
AddressHunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, John Asall Perkins, Adelong, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialBoves East Communal Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane PERKINS. Native of Adelong, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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