Lance Corporal William Perrins

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

30 Sep 1918


George Kent Ltd

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

44 Warwick Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Noyelles-sur-l'Escaut Communal Cemetery Extension

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 7th November 1918
L-Cpl William Perrins

L-Cpl William Perrins, 80174, 23rd Royal Fusiliers, was killed in action in France on September 30th, 1918. He left a widow and a child living in Luton.

He had gone to France only a month earlier, on August 28th, following 14 weeks of training in Ireland. He had previously worked for George Kent Ltd.

Born in Lewisham, London, to Frank and Lucy Perrins in 1893, he and his parents and four sisters and three brothers were living at 30 Maple Road, Luton, in 1911.

He met neighbour Violet Minnie Hubbocks, of 22 Maple Road, and they were married in Luton in 1914. They had a daughter, Millicent, born in 1915 and lived at 44 Warwick Road, Luton. Violet remarried in 1920.

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L-Cpl William Perrins

Author: Deejaya

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