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Surname: Perkins
Forename(s): Walter Charles
Service Number: WR/24784
Force: British Army
Unit: Royal Engineers
Parents: James and Ellen Perkins
Home address: Colebrooke House, Beer, Devon

Walter Perkins was born in Beer in 1895, the son of James Perkins, a builder and decorator, and his wife Ellen.  From at least 1901 the family lived at Colebrooke House, Beer.

Walter joined the Royal Engineers, and went to France on 9th September 1915.  He became a Corporal, before being commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant at XIX Corps Headquarters on 22nd April 1918.

Walter died in 1948, aged 53.