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Archibald Lewis PARSONS

Regimental number25550
Place of birthWollongong, New South Wales
SchoolWollongong Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLoco fireman
Address58 Alfred Street, Milsons Point, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Miss L M Parsons, C/o Commercial Bank, Miller Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameReinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialVoormezeele Enclosures No. 1 and No. 2 (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 23), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lewis and Elizabeth PARSONS. Native of New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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