Alfred Barnsdale PARKER


PARKER, Alfred Barnsdale

Service Number: 331
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England., 1891
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Died of wounds, France, 5 November 1916
Cemetery: Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban
Grave H. 32.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 331, 2nd Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 331, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney
5 Nov 1916: Involvement Sergeant, SN 331, 2nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Sep 1891 Parker Alfred Barnesdale Tunbridge 2a 679.

Mother, Mrs H Jarvis, 14 Forge Road, Southborough, near Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

Enlistment date 17 August 1914
Rank on enlistment Private

Age at embarkation 23

2nd Battalion, C Company, Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/19/1

Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914.

Rank from Nominal Roll Sergeant

He is honoured on the Southborough War Memorial.