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John PARKINSON

Regimental number2719
Place of birthClough Head Farm, Rimington, Nth Clitheroe, England
SchoolRimington Council School, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Jackson, Mahenga, Rule Street, Canterbury, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Parkinson, Remington, near Liverpool, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row R, Grave No. 18), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane PARKINSON, Chapel House, Rinington, Clitheroe, Yorks, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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