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Edward John Parker

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1/4 portrait of Gunner Edward John Parker, Reg No 2/2896, of the 10th Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Artillery, Divisional Ammunition Column (Egypt), 2nd Field Artillery Brigade. Later Corporal, killed in action in France on 26 September 1918. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-P891. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of Gunner Edward John Parker, Reg No 2/2896, of the 10th Reinforcements, New Zealand Fi …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward John AWMM
  • Surname
    Parker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2896 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1894 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
    • 20 September 1894 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    20 September 1894 Public - KARYN - Other relative - 8 November 2018 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand Public - KARYN - Other relative - 8 November 2018 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
    brother William, 38940, Private, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 6th (Hauraki) Company, k Public - Brian - Other relative - 2 November 2016 - AWMM
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Parker (father), 1 Waterview Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2896 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of John and Marian Amelia Parker, of Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Only brother William PARKER, mill hand from the same address, 38940, Private, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 6th (Hauraki) Company, killed in action 4 October, 1917, Ypres, Belgium, commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Public - Brian - Other relative - 1 November 2016 - AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    26 September 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    HavrincourtFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM IV. B. 12. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Devonport War Memorial, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 November 2018KARYNGULF HARBOUROther relative
02 November 2016BrianMelbourne, AustraliaOther relative

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