Cyril John Perkins
Date of BirthUnknown
Course2 Years at Borough Road College, 1913-1915
Yorkshire Regiment, 4th Battalion
Date of death27 June 1917
Buried/memorialAchiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (Grave/Memorial reference: I. K. 6.)
Second Lieutenant Cyril John Perkins attended Borough Road College for two years, where he played football. His destination is listed as “Second Lieutenant” implying a direct transfer from education to war service. Perkins joined the 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. He died from the effects of a gas shell explosion on 27 June 1917.