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Regimental number6383
Place of birthManchester England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRithara, Western Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinChild, Hilda Parkinson, c/o Mary J Coates, Buckingham, Road, Greenmount, Western Australia
Enlistment date23 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row O, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Harriet PARKINSON, Manchester; husband of the Ada PARKINSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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