|Place of birth||Tumbarumba, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Tumbarumba, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Clara Parkes, Tumbarumba, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Goulburn, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/72/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||55th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 30 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 19 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 31 December 1916; taken on strength, 55th Bn, in the field, 8 February 1917.
Found guilty, 10 September 1917, of when on Active Service being absent from 9 am parade, 10 September 1917: awarded 2 days' pack drill.
Tried by Field General Court Martial, 7 October 1917, on charge of when on Active Service being absent without leave, 9 am, 16 September, to 5.15 pm, 28 September 1917; pleaded Guilty; found Guilty: awarded 1 year's imprisonment with hard labour, and forfeited 21 days' pay.
Admitted to No 1 Military Prison, Rouen, 17 November 1917.
Released from prison, 17 June 1918 (sentence suspended), and entrained to rejoin Bn; rejoined Bn, in the field, 25 June 1918.
Wounded in action, 4 July 1918 (gun shot wound, left arm and left buttock); admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, 5 July 1918, and transferred to 20th Casualty Clearing Station (condition 'dangerous'); to Ambulance Train, 11 July 1918, and admitted to 9th General Hospital, Rouen; transferred to England, 25 July 1918, and admitted same day to 1st Southern General Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 21 August 1918; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 4 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918 (suspended sentence now remitted); disembarked Melbourne, 1 February 1919, for onward travel to Sydney.
Discharged from the AIF, 21 July 1920, in consequence of being illegally absent from 9 April 1919 to 21 July 1920.
Deemed ineligible to receive medals.
Medals restored by Army Order 298/1920, 1 February 1922.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Address misspelled as Tumberumba on Embarkation Roll.|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PARKES George Albert|