Stuck of Strength 18th Battalion on March 10, 1916. Died Peterborough, Ontario August 30, 1954. Attended Upper Canada College 1889 – 1901.
Brother to Private Robert Douglas.
Court Martial Record: Drunkenness.
PERRY, WALTER DAVY; E. 91 from the Model Sch., Toronto; aged 15-2; L. December ’01; son of Mrs. R.D. Perry, Toronto; Stock Farming. Enlisted 18th Bn,. C.E.F., Capt.; raised his own Coy.; O.S.; France; in trenches nearly a year; gassed and sent to London, England. ret’d from O.S.; discharged.
Source: The Roll of Service 1914-1919 / The War Book of Upper Canada College.
PERRY (98-01) – At Peterborough, Ont., on August 30, 1954, Captain Walter Davy Perry.
Capt. W.D. Perry, of Mitchell who assisted in organizing “G” Company of the Twenty-Eighth Regiment has been appointed captain of “D” Company of the Eighteenth Battalion. He is now at headquarters in London, and expects to have his men in good shape shortly. He was a member of the Forty-Eight Highlanders for 10 years.
Source: The Brussels Post, 1914-11-12, Page 1.
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