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Howard Gladstone PARKINSON

Regimental number769
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationEnginesr
AddressWelergang Station, Upper Murray, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinM.N. Parkinson, Regent Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 15A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rachel PARKINSON, 468 High Street, Golden Square, Bendigo
Family/military connectionsFive killed together.

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