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Adrian Wesley PARKES

Regimental number5486
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
Address2 Mary Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Parkes, 2 Mary Stret, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 15 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row T, Grave No. I), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth PARKES, Mary Street, Leichhardt, Sydney
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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