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Regimental number2378
Place of birthCulcairn New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWood cutter
AddressHarrietville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, George Parsons, Harrietville, Victoria
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2377 Pte Thomas Charles PARSONS, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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