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Lionel John PARKS

Regimental number910
Date of birth--/01/1896
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address33 Churchill Avenue, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Parks, 33 Churchill Avenue, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military service86th Infantry
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name44th Battalion Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 11 MG Coy
Promotion date: 5 March 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 11 MG Coy
Promotion date: 25 September 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre


Recommendation date: "19 September 1918

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 21 January 1919"

FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919

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