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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Couin New British Cemetery, Pas de Calais. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Elton, Huntingdonshire
Frederick Bonner Perkins was born in 1885 and was the son of John Thomas and Betsy Perkins. He married his wife Elizabeth Jane Everett in 1906 at Nottingham, they had a daughter Beatrice b1910 at Radford, they lived at 52 Trafalgar Street Radford Nottingham. They are shown on the 1911 census living at 52 Trafalgar Street, Radford and are shown as Frederick b 26 yrs a postman, he is living wit his wife Elizabeth J 33 yrs and their daughter Beatrice 4 months of age.
12 Nov 1916
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Private
15th Bn The Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
Private Frederick Bonner Perkins enlisted at Nottingham, he initially served with the service no 53751 in the 5th battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, He was killed in action on 12th November 1916 he is buried at Couin New British Cemetery, Pas de Calais.
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 27 November 1916. PERKINS died of wounds November 12th 1916, Private Fred B Perkins, late postman, of 62 Trafalgar Street, husband of Lizzie Perkins (nee Everett) only son of J and B Perkins of Norton, Derbyshire. Wife and child.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Couin New British Cemetery, Pas de Calais. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Frederick Bonner Perkins - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Couin New British Cemetery, Pas de Calais. Courtesy of Murray Biddle