W.N. (William Nimrod) Perkey was the son of William Nimrod Perkey and Tessie Spine Goodwin. He was married to Alice Muriel Burns and father of Wiliam David Perkey and

He died of wounds April 2, 1945. Recipient of the European theater of operations ribbon with 2 battle Stars, Combat Infantry Badge and Purple Heart.

Buried at the Margraten American Cemetery, the Netherlands, E, 17, 6

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 January 1919
  • Date of death: 2 April 1945
  • County: Loudon
  • Hometown: Lenoir City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 377th Infantry Regiment, 95th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: 2 battle Stars, Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Top Panel
  • Contact us to sponsor W. N. Perkey Jr.

Image Gallery

Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.

Submit more information on this veteran →