PERKINS, Sidney

21496 Pte Royal Welsh Fusiliers – could have been acting Cpl at the time of his Gallantry citation as medal list only has confirmed promotions. was Awarded a ‘parchment certificate’ for gallant conduct throughout operations as NCO in charge of a battalion of signallers. b1893 Hathersage, son of John and Martha Perkins 1911C of “Lyncliff” Castle Street, Skewen, brother of Edwin, Lionel, Percy, Charles and Walter Perkins. 1911 Census for Wales living at Coedffranc, Glamorgan. Their father was Contracts Manager for the Railway. Family living in Hathersage at least 1890-1895.