Walter Edward Alfred PARKER


PARKER, Walter Edward Alfred

Service Number: 3612
Enlisted: 4 October 1915, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Augusta, South Australia, 29 July 1885
Home Town: Northam, Northam, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Died of wounds, France, 3 July 1916, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension
Plot 111, Row E, Grave 2 - Rev. F. Baker officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Northam Fallen
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World War 1 Service

4 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3612, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
17 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3612, 28th Infantry Battalion
17 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3612, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Fremantle
3 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3612, 51st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Charles Parker and Susan Chapman; brother of James Charles William Parker and Stanton Edwin George Parker,

At the time of enlistment Walter was working for Carter & Co of Northam, WA

3 July 1917 - Gunshot wounds to the left thigh

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal