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Perrin, H., Pte., 1918
On the Arras Memorial is the name of 535285 Private Harold Perrin, serving with the London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles) who died 22/03/1918.

Eddie Castling & Andrew O’Sullivan have submitted the following:
PERRIN, Harold
He was born 1897/8.
He lived at 100 Gilesgate, Durham, Co Durham. His father, John William, was a joiner; his mother was Catherine. An elder sister was a shipping clerk. He had two brothers and two sisters.
He was a student at Durham Johnston school
He worked as a Civil Servant.
He enlisted in December 1915 at Sunderland into the Army Reserve, and was mobilised in February 1917. He was sent to France June 1917 and died 22/03/1918, aged 20
Medals: British Defence Medal, Victory Medal

He is remembered in Durham on D47.025, D47.054 and D47.125

The CWGC entry for Private Perrin

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk