|Place of birth||Gawler, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Port Pirie, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||32.5|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Elizabeth Parker, Two Mile Crossing, Port Pirie, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Port Pirie, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||48th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/65/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||48th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||Bedford House Cemetery (Plot XIVC, Row B, Grave No. 20), Enclosure No. 4, Zillebeke, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 16 June 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 September 1916; taken on strength, 48th Bn, in the field, 21 September 1916.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 11 December 1916 (scabies); discharged to duty, 16 December 1916; rejoined unit, in the field, 17 December 1916.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 19 December 1916 (scabies); transferred to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 28 December 1916; transferred to Corps Rest Station, 21 January 1917; transferred to 5th Division Rest Station, 9 February 1917; to 45th Casualty Clearing Station, 14 February 1917 (chilblains); to Ambulance Train, 16 February 1917, and admitted to 10th General Hospital, Rouen, 17 February 1917 (trench feet; transferred to 6th Convalescent Depot, 1 April 1917; discharged to Base Depot, Etaples, 1 April 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 19 April 1917.
Killed in action, Belgium, 12 October 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PARKER William Charles|