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Gordon Archibald PARSONS

Regimental number3428
Place of birthGlebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Place of birthGlebe, New South Wales
SchoolNortham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCentral Fire Station, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Henry Parsons, 13 Gladstone Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSenlis Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Charlotte Eliza PARSONS, 13 Gladstone Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother to Hamilton Henry Parsons who escaped from the Germans and won the Military Medal for information given.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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