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Henry PARKES

Regimental number2394
Place of birthNyngan New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, F. Parkes, 206 Howick Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 58), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary PARKES, 11 McGarvie Street, Paddington, New South Wales. Ntive of Tilpa, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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