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William George PARKES

Regimental number6080
Place of birthWanganni New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs F R Parkes, Wanganui, New Zealand
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1918
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot V, row C, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary PARKES. Native of Wellington, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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