Robert M. Perkins, American army officer. Awarded Victory (World War) and Pacific-Asiatic medals. Member Kappa Alpha.
Perkins, Robert M. was born on September 26, 1887 in Norfolk Virginia. Son of Robert Sheild and Cornelia (Vaughan) Perkins.
Educated private schools, 1899-1905, College William and Mary, 1905-1908. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1913. Student Coast Artillery School, 1926-1927, Command and General staff schedul, 1927-1928, Army War College, 1934-1935.
Commissioned Second lieutenant, 1913. Promoted through grades to brigadier general (temporary), March 1942. Served overseas in World War, in Canal Zone, Phillipines, Hawaii.
Commanding 53d C.A.C. Brigade since 1942.
Member Kappa Alpha.; Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia and Manila, P.I.).