|Place of birth||Maryborough, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Arkaringa Crescent, Black Rock, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||32|
|Next of kin||Father, E.C. Perrin, 150 Raglan Road, North Perth, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||31|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 3), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Edmund and Kate PERRIN, Talbot Street, Hampton, Victoria. Native of Maryborough, Victoria|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 1888 Lance Corporal Albert Edmund PERRIN, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 20 May 1920.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Suex, ex-HMT 'Wandilla', 7 December 1915.
Found guilty, 19 May 1916, of (1) when on active service being drunk in town, (2) being in town contrary to orders at Ismailia, 17 May 1916: awarded 168 hours' Field Punishment No 2 by Commanding Officer.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Reported missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 1 August 1917, pronounced fates as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note on B.103: 'buried in vicinity of Fleurbaix, Sh.36 N.W'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PERRIN Harold Edgar
Red Cross file 2130912