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Herbert Ephraim PARKINSON

Regimental number880
Place of birthMount Edgerton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSecond Street, Weston, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 7.25"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Parkinson, Second Street, Weston, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 December 1915
Place of enlistmentWest Maitland, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row F, Grave No. 20), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PARKINSON Herbert Ephraim

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