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Ernest Cecil PARKES

Regimental number3011
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBirregurra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, George Parkes, Birregurra, Victoria
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 14 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Susannah PARKES, Birregurra, Victoria

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