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Thomas PARKES

Regimental number2487
Place of birthCooma New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMount View, Timbery Range, Cooma, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Parkes, Young Street, Tempe, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Medal (American)


Recommendation date: 21 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 96
Date: 11 November 1920

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