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Herbert Thomas PARKER

Regimental number2476
Place of birthRobertstown, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRobertstown, via Eudunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29.5
Height5' 3.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Jane Phillips, Mount Bryan, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 8 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mounted Divisional Train
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date6 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 6 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PARKER Herbert Thomas

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