The AIF Project

Charles Lionel Gellibrand PARKINSON

Regimental number20180
Date of birth--/01/1894
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressHorsburgh Grove, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, c J Parkinson, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date11 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned 8 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant 8 January 1918
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 3
Promotion date: 8 October 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 3
Promotion date: 8 January 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: "3 and 11 September 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format