Archibald Royston (Archie) PARK


PARK, Archibald Royston

Service Number: 2019
Enlisted: 19 January 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Footscray, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Yarraville, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Yarraville, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 13 July 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

19 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2019, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
17 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2019, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
17 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2019, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Lily Park of 26 Nicholson Street, Footscray, Victoria formerly of Ballarat Street, Yarraville, Victoria.  Brother of Myrus Christina Park

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

Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

Archibald was only 17 years 10 months old when he was killed.