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William PARKIN

Regimental number524
Place of birthBingara New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMount Rodd, Bingara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W J Parkin, Mount Rodd, Bingara, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 525 Pte John PARKIN, 33rd Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917; 3718 Pte Herbert PARKIN, 15th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 26 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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