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James Geoffrey PARKER

Regimental number875
Place of birthCollingwood New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMaitland Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Jane Gerhold, Maitland Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 5), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Eliza GERHOLD (formerly PARKER), Maitland Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, and the late James PARKER. Native of Collingwood, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsBrother: 877 Pte Harry Kelvin PARKER, 35th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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