Perry, Walter Davy: Captain

Digitized Service Record

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.

Find-A-Grave page.

Court Martial Record: Drunkenness.

Picture of WD Perry from UCC BookUCC description page 1UCC description page 2PERRY, 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.

Old Times Upper Canada College 1957PERRY (98-01) – At Peterborough, Ont., on August 30, 1954, Captain Walter Davy Perry.

Source: The Brussels Post, 1914-11-12, Page 1.

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.

Dismissed for “Drunkenness” per RG150 – Ministry of the Overseas Military Forces of Canada, Series 8, File 3832-1, Microfilm Reel Number T-8695, Finding Aid Number 150-5.


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