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Herbert PARKIN

Regimental number3718
Place of birthBingara New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBingara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W J Parkin, Mount Rodd, Bingara, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 October 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCamel Corps, July 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 524 Pte William PARKIN, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 6 June 1918; 525 Pte John PARKIN, 33rd Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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