Son of W. Perks, Holly Mount Cottage, Malvern, b. 1887.
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.
'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).