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Henry Emerick PARKINSON

Regimental number266
Place of birthTarranginnee, Victoria
Place of birthTarrangine, Victoria
SchoolNhill State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address39A Ebden Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hamby, 39A Ebden Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll266a
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. I), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry PARKINSON and Catherine HANBY (his wife), 47 Peel Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Family/military connectionsThree brothers served.

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