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George Graham PARKES

Regimental number159
Place of birthKooringa, Burra, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressSolomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Teresa Parkes, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingDied at 21st General Hospital, Alexandria.
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 3), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Harriet PARKS (AS SPELT), 8 Parks Street, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia

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