Perry, Bertram Harold MM (Sergeant, b.1895 - d.1984)

Place Asia: Russia, North Russia
Accession Number 3DRL/7709
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Perry, Bertram Harold
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 749/080/026
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
North Russia, 1919

Collection relating to the First World War and North Russia Intervention service of Sergeant Bertram Harold Perry MM, 14 Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps and North Russia Relief Force, Russia, 1918-1919.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Wallet consists of a photocopy of a typescript diary covering his enlistment with Elope Force, voyage to Russia, service with the Force, German surrender, and return voyage to England, dated 1918-1919. Also included are photocopies of a proclamation in Russian and an English translation declaring reasons for fighting in North Russia; an exercise written in Russian and English; two ten-rouble notes; an excerpt of an address delivered in Archangel by the archpriest, Ielukhin; a map of Tulema River drawn by Elope mapping section; and eight photocopies of group and portrait photographs of force personnel, Archangel and Murmansk - some captioned.

487 Lance Sergeant Perry was awarded the Military Medal for action at Messines in June 1917.