Vere PARKINSON

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PARKINSON, Vere

Service Number: 348
Enlisted: 15 August 1914, Enlisted at Prahran, Victori
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Murchison, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Murrumbeena, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Motor Mechanic
Died: Died of wounds - abdomen, At sea (HS Gascon), 29 June 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at sea Chaplain Rev. L.Warner officiated Panel 25 Lone Pine Memorial
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

15 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 348, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Prahran, Victori
21 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 348, 5th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '8' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Orvieto embarkation_ship_number: A3 public_note: ''
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 348, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Mr & Mrs Francis Parkinson of Dandenong Road, Murrimbeena, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal