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Roy Horace PARKES

Regimental number657
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMimosa Street, Bexley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Henry Parkes, Mimosa Street, Bexley, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 2), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Annie PARKES, Royeth, Abercorn Street, Bexley, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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