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Regimental number5889
Place of birthRipon, England
Age on arrival in Australia34
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressToorak, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Isabella Parkinson, 271 Williams Road, Toorak, Victoria
Enlistment date16 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde Ridge, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Martha PARKINSON; husband of Isabella PARKINSON, 54 Brunning Street, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Ripon, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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