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Hubert Stanley Wyborn PARKER

Date of birth16 October 1883
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKarakatta Mia, 30 St George's Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Sir H Parker, KCMG, 30 St George's Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameDivisional Artillery Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Promotions

Major


Unit: 5th Division Artillery
Promotion date: 5 June 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 5 March 1918

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 27 September 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 18 March 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Discharge date9 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kashmir', 9 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 April 1919, for onward travel to Perth; appointment terminated (discharged), 9 July 1919.

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: elisted, 14 February 1941; discharged, 15 January 1942, as WX11028 Lt Colonel, Sea Transports.
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Karkatta Mya, Perth, Western Australia.
Date of death26 July 1966
Age at death82
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery (cremated), Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B883, PARKER Hubert Stanley Wyborn

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