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John Robert PARKES

Regimental number1891
Place of birthOmeo Victoria
AddressBenambra via Omeo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Joseph Parkes, Benambra PO, Benambra via Omeo, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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