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William PARKIN

Regimental number2518
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressCoolamon PO, Coolamon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Walter Parkin, Gingell Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Anne PARKIN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 June 1941
Age at death48
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium, New South Wales

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