OBs in the Military Oliver Perks (1934-38, W)

Oliver PerksOliver Perks was born on February 10th 1920, in Bristol. One of six children, he went to Blundell's School, Tiverton in Devon, and then in 1938 to Exeter College, Oxford to read Law. He had only completed a year of his studies before the Second World War broke out.

Oliver PerksOliver initially joined the 72nd (Northumbrian) Field Regiment R.A. on the 15th August 1940. He was commissioned in 1943, and then served in the 90th (City of London) Field Regiment Royal Artillery.

He has recently set up a website to celebrate his 90th birthday, and features his wartime blog in the form of detailed recollections covering the period 1940-1945. Oliver has an amazing memory, and recalls his WWII experiences with candour and humour, describing both the serious and trivial events that he was a part of.
Oliver is a keen photographer, so a selection of his wartime images is also featured as well. www.oliverperks.com.

Oliver Perks

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