|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Unley, South Australia|
|Address||26 Eaton Street, Malvern, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, F Parkinson, 26 Eaton Street, Malvern, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 12|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/34/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Light Trench Mortar Battery|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked from Melbourne, 23 December 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 17 February 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 23 July 1917.
Admitted to hospital, 20 October 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to 16th General Hospital, Le Treport, 9 November 1917. Transferred to England, 9 November 1917; admitted to 3rd Western General Hospital, Cardiff, 12 November 1917; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 14 December 1917; discharged to No. 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 31 December 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 27 March 1918; rejoined unit, 9 April 1918.
Attached to 8th Infantry Brigade as Clerk, 16 March 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Port Lyttleton', 10 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne for onward travel to Adelaide, 5 August 1919; discharged, 14 September 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||82|
|Place of burial||Catholic Cemetery, Willunga, South Australia|