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54627: Photograph of Joseph Perry

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posted on 2024-02-23, 18:03 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

One of five brothers, the sons of Arthur and Mary Perry from Tean in Staffordshire. They were my great-uncles. All served in the Great War. Edmund (Ted) was the only one who survived.

Lance Corporal Joseph Perry 12300, served in the 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, died 13/11/1916 aged 20yrs and is commerated on the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 15C.

Editor's Comment:
The 2nd Bn. Highland Light Infantry, part of the 2nd Division, launched an attack on the 13th November 1916 on the first day of the Battle of the Ancre, the final phase of the Battle of the Somme.

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4422.jpg| GWA_3016_Joseph_Perry.jpg|

Subject

Perry, Joseph

Date

1915 - 1916

Date Created

01/01/1915

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1916

Source

Photograph

Medium

Photographic paper

Type

Photograph

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Angela Wilson

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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