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Jack Ronald PARKER

Regimental number4412
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
Address33 Palace Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.7
Height5' 4.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinBrother, C Parker, Marrickville Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Scotch Regiment, Enfield Lancers.
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Sarah PARKER. Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date2 July 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 5 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit: debility following rheumatic fever), Sydney, 2 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 February 1937
Age at death47
Place of burialSt Thomas Cemetery (Section 30 Grave 12), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PARKER Jack Ronald

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