William PARKES

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PARKES, William

Service Number: 3246
Enlisted: 4 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
Born: Creswick, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Creswick, Hepburn, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Aeroplane Accident, Tetbury, England, 1 September 1918
Cemetery: Leighterton Church Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Creswick Honor Roll, Creswick School Pictorial Roll of Honour, North Creswick State School No 2041 Honor Roll, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

4 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3246, 27th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
12 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3246, 27th Infantry Battalion
12 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3246, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Adelaide
1 Sep 1918: Involvement Second Lieutenant, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William and Selena PARKES