Osborne Jonathan Perry 938068Private44th Battalion / 52nd Battalion / 8th BattalionJune 11, 1890Carleton, Yarmouth Co., NSJuly 23, 1915 (official attestation)Shorncliffe, UK (July 23, 1915)Ontario255 feet, eight inchesmediumbrownblueSingleFiremanPresbyterianFrederick Perry (Father) Carleton, Yarmouth Co., NSJune 14, 191627Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, BelgiumCommemorated on Page 147 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on April 4 and April 5Listed on the Carleton War MemorialThe Carleton Monument spells his name ‘Osbourne’ Osborne was the eldest son of Frederick and Joanna (Randall) Perry of Carleton, Yarmouth Co., NS. In Canada he served with the 96th Regiment of Lake Superior from December, 1914 through January 1915, with the 44th Battalion between March 1 and March 15, 1915, and with the 52nd Battalion from March 16, 1915. He departed Canada sailing on the SS Scandinavian arriving in England in June of 1915.In England he was transferred to the 32nd Reserve Battalion and taken on strength in France with the 8th Battalion on August 3, 1915 . He was killed in action on June 10, 1916 during an attack on the Bluff, at Ypres.
Osborne Jonathan Perry
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