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Reginald Trevor (Tatty) Perkins (1894–1978)

Reginald Trevor Perkins, n.d. photographer unknown

Reginald Trevor Perkins, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

REGINALD TREVOR PERKINS, born on 22nd November, 1894, at Richmond, Tasmania, is the son of Mr. Thomas Hedley Perkins, and Mrs. Emily Perkins. He was educated at the New England Grammar School, Glen Innes, New South Wales, and joined the Bank’s service a t the Head Office in January, 1913.

Reginald Trevor Perkins enlisted on 22nd August, 1914, and served for four and a half years as stretcher-bearer in the 1 st Australian Field Ambulance. He was in action in Egypt from December, 1914, to the end of March, 1915, and was a member of the force that landed on Gallipoli on 25th April, 1915. He remained on the Peninsula until 10 th September, when he removed to Lemnos, and was there until the end of the year. In the early part of 1916 he was engaged in the Suez Canal zone, and landed in France on 28th March, where he remained until 25th September, 1918.

He was promoted to lance-corporal in February, 1916; to corporal on 5th August; and to sergeant on 10th March, 1917. In December, 1917, he was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field, the notice of the award appearing in the Commonwealth “Gazette” of 2nd May, 1918.

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Reginald Trevor Perkins, n.d. photographer unknown

Reginald Trevor Perkins, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

Life Summary [details]

Birth

22 November, 1894
Richmond, Tasmania, Australia

Death

13 June, 1978 (aged 83)
Armidale, New South Wales, Australia

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