Perkins, Raleigh Jenkins

Regimental Number: 2075
Rank: Private
Branch: 19th Alberta Dragoons

Raleigh was born in Smithland, Kentucky on August 19, 1886. In 1914, he filed on the eastern half of 4-78-21-W5; in September of that year, he enlisted in the Canadian Army. His wife was still living in Kentucky at that time. In 1916, Raleigh suffered from a stomach ulcer. He wanted to return to the front, but was instead sent back to Canada and discharged on July 18, 1916. Raleigh died at the University Hospital in Edmonton on August 14, 1935.