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  • 22908 Private Ben Perotti was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval when the battalion took all of its objectives but at great cost. Ben has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Visited, wreath laid and photo taken by John Morse
Person Details
Nottingham
He was the son of James and Elizabeth Perotti and the brother of James and Charles H Perotti. In 1901 they lived at 2 New Market Road and in 1911 at 3 Finch Street (both Nottingham). Elizabeth later moved to Green’s End Meltham Huddersfield.
1901- Tea Masher for 6 Navvy's 1911 - Plain Net Threader
26 Sep 1916
29
1547814 - CWGC Website
22908
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Ben Perotti served on Gallipoli and in Egypt. The battalion moved to France in July 1916 and spent time on the Arras front before preparing for the Somme. On 26th September 1916 the battalion took part in the Battle of Thiepval and took all of its objectives but at high cost. Ben was one of the men killed and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
Age of death on CWGC is 33. Census ages would make him 29 when killed. John Morse
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  • 22908 Private Ben Perotti was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval when the battalion took all of its objectives but at great cost. Ben has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Visited, wreath laid and photo taken by John Morse
    Ben Perotti name on Memorial - 22908 Private Ben Perotti was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval when the battalion took all of its objectives but at great cost. Ben has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Visited, wreath laid and photo taken by John Morse