George PerryBiography | Medals | Citation | Glossary
After 1908, he moved to 6 DLI as a Company Sergeant Major and was Regimental Sergeant Major by 1914. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in 1916 "for conspicuously good and efficient work", particularly at the 2nd Battle of Ypres in April 1915.
In late 1917, he was forced by ill-health to return home, after nearly three years active service on the Western Front.
George Perry died at South Shields in 1926.