|Royal Garrison Artillery||43802; 206675|
Born in 1901 George enlisted when only sixteen during March 1917, to be called up a year later in March 1918 when his stated aged was given as nineteen (he was seventeen). He was posted to the Royal Garrison Artillery where he qualified as a first class signaller. November 1918 found him in Kinghorn Auxiliary Hospital with influenza, and he was discharged a month later on grounds of ill health. His brothers Arthur, Charles and Maurice are also on the Roll of Honour.
1918 Crich voters
George Geoffrey Perry, Market Place; absent on military service.
Army Pension Record
Called up on 28/03/18 in Derby, as George Perry, aged 19 years 17 days an unmarried miner at Wingfield Manor Colliery; his address was the Market Place, Crich. His height was 5ft 8in, weight 132lb, with hazel eyes and dark brown hair. His religion was C of E. The next of kin was his father Charles Perry, Market Place, Crich.
28/03/18 Called up
02/04/18 Posted RGA
16/04/18 Signaller Depot Bettisfield Park
02/08/18 Qualified 1st class Signaller
04/08/18 Granted Concessionary Leave with Free Warrant
05/09/18 Granted Embarkation leave
13/09/18 Absent without leave from tattoo, awarded 3 days confined to barracks
05/10/18 Posted B 19 Forth
29/11/18 to 04/12/18 Kinghorn Aux Hospital with influenza
13/12/18 Transferred Army Reserve
14/12/18 Discharged under Para 392 (xxva) K.R.
George Geoffrey Perry married Miss Constance May Evans of Holloway in November 1921
1901: Market Place, Crich
|Charles||Perry||Head||34||Greengrocer and hosiery machinist||Crich|
|George G||Perry||son||1 mo||Crich|
|Mary||mother in law||72|
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1911: Market Place, Crich
|Charles||Perry||Head||44||Lace frame factory hand||Crich|
|Charles Henry||Perry||son||20||Wire trimmer||Crich|
|Arthur||Perry||son||16||Colliery pony driver underground||Crich|
|Maurice||Perry||son||14||Colliery pony driver underground||Crich|
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