CEF Soldier Detail

Company Sergeant-Major John Walter Perrins
Died: April 9, 1917

Regimental Number:
457432
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
14th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Glasgow
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
Annie Perrins (wife,) 15 Drolet St., Valcartier, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
July 23, 1887
Trade or Calling:
Shipper
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Date of Enlistment:
June 6, 1915
Age at enlistment:
27
Height:
5 Feet 6 1/4 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Attack South East of Neuville-St. Vaast
Date of Death:
April 9, 1917
Age at Death:
29
Buried at:
Nine Elms Military Cemetery, France
Plot:
I. A. 28.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 7744-3
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
Details of death from Ancestry.com which includes a digitized image of the casualty form from the "Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948” database
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Company Sergeant-Major Canadian Infantry 14th Battalion

Served 2years and 3 months in Royal Canadian Engineers

May have enlisted at Montreal, Quebec