Allan Wilfred PARKER

Poppy

PARKER, Allan Wilfred

Service Number: 402
Enlisted: 31 August 1914, Brighton, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fingal, Tasmania, 1890
Home Town: Mangana, Break O'Day, Tasmania
Schooling: Mangana Public School
Occupation: Miner
Died: Died of Illness (pneumonia), Cairo, Egypt, 11 February 1915
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Latrobe War Memorial
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 402, Brighton, Tasmania
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 402, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 402, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Hobart
11 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 402, 12th Infantry Battalion, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations

Help us honour Allan Wilfred Parker's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...402 Private Allan Wilfred Parker, 12th Battalion. A miner from Mangana, Tas prior to enlistment, Pte Parker embarked with C Company from Hobart on 20 October 1914. On 11 February 1915 he died of pneumonia in Cairo, Egypt, aged 24 and was buried in the Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)