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Cyril John Perkins

Cyril John Perkins

Date of Birth



Borough Road College

Service number


WW1 rank

Second Lieutenant

Yorkshire Regiment, 4th Battalion

Date of death

27 June 1917


Achiet-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.


Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BFSS/2/9/13/11, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 1916 Annual Report