Laid to rest at the Field of Honour.
Born: 1912, Edmonton, Middlesex.
Died: 14th July 1942; age: 30; at Hartismere, Suffolk.
Residence: Harcourt Villas, Hillfield Road, Selsey, West Sussex.
Rank: Sergeant/Wireless Operator/Air Gunner; Service Number: 934086; Regiment: Royal Air Force, 150 Squadron.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Emma Louise Perry, of Selsey, Sussex.
Father: William Lynton Perry, born February 1875, Edmonton, Middlesex, a Nurseryman.
Mother: Emma Louise Perry (nee Hammatt), born 1877, Holborn, London.
Lionel’s headstone also remembers his two brothers lost:
“With his brothers Leonard & Gordon who also died for their country.”
Gordon Hardy Perry, died 24th March 1945, aged 38, at Sandakan Prisoner of War Camp, Burma. A Bombardier, service number 1485584, of the Royal Artillery, 48 Battery, 21 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment. Gordon’s final resting place was unknown, he is remembered on the Singapore Memorial, column 8.