Malvern College First World War Casualty

2nd Lieut Maurice Case Perks

Photo of Maurice Case Perks
House and time at Malvern: Day, 1898 - 1901.

Regiment: North Lancashire Regt.
Died: 26 April 1917 aged 30 in France. Killed in action at St Quentin.
Battle: Second Battle of Arras. Cemetery: St Quentin Cabaret Cemetery 11 D 6

Son of W. Perks, Holly Mount Cottage, Malvern, b. 1887.
Ill—Lower V.
Oriel College, Oxford ; Fourth Class Class. Mods. ; B.A. (Third Class History) 1909 ; Winner of Light-weights, Novices Boxing, 1906.
2nd Lieutenant Oxfords and Bucks L.I. (T.F.).
Great War, 2nd Lieutenant 9th North Lancashire Regt. Killed in action near St. Quentin, April 26, 1917.

'While at Oxford he held a commission in the Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. On the outbreak of war he was appointed to the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and saw much active service, being wounded in July 1916. He was invalided home and returned to the Front last November. He was killed on April 26th while attached to a trench mortar battery.' (Malvernian, Jun 1917).

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