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Frank Parker

Portrait, taken in a studio standing hand resting on tree trunk - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, taken in a studio standing hand resting on tree trunk - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Parker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 2508 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    • 4 June 1873 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
    • 4 June 1873 Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Military Personnel File.
  • Place of birth
    Derby, County of Derby, England Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Military Personnel File. Discharge Form.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 28 March 1900 AWMM Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • c/- Mrs W S Shuker, Seaview, Wharerangi, Napier Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
    • Pre 28 March 1900 Gisborne, New Zealand
      C/- W. O'Meara. Gisborne. Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Military Personnel File.
  • Post war occupation
    Post Office Employee Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Electoral Rolls. Obituary.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Fred Parker (brother), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • Fred Parker (Brother) Gisborne Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Military Personnel File.
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Single Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Single.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Cape Colony, Transvaal & Rhodesia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 2508 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 5th Contingent; 13 Coy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
    • 1900-1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 28 March 1900 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Storekeeper's employee/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone 8 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Malaria May 1900 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Jaundice May 1901 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Lost weight; anaemic AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served 1 year and 1147 days.

    Four brothers and a brother in law served in 2 Wars. During the Anglo-Boer War: the elder George Frederick William Taylor (2709, 5434) embarked twice; his brother Sadler W. Percy Taylor (5179) and their brother in law F. Parker (2508) also served in South Africa. The younger brothers Isaac Chadwick Taylor (10/2332) and Charles Taylor (25/145) joined up for WW1 and they both died.

    Medals, clasps: CC, TR, RHO, 1901 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 November 1956 AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
    22 May 1949 Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Death certificate.
    Death notice Gisborne Herald 23 May 1949.
    Obituary Gisborne Herald 24 May 1949
  • Age at death
    • 1874 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
    • born: 1874 died: 1956 aged 82 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Research
    • Born 4 June 1873 died 22 May 1949 aged 75 years Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Death certificate.
      Death notice Gisborne Herald 23 May 1949.
      Obituary Gisborne Herald 24 May 1949
  • Place of death
    • Napier Hospital, Hawke's Bay NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Military Record
    • Cook Hospital Gisborne. NZ. Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Death certificate.
      Death notice Gisborne Herald 23 May 1949.
      Obituary Gisborne Herald 24 May 1949
  • Cause of death
    (1) Myocardial degeneration. (2) Senility Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Death certificate.
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    • Hastings Cemetery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Hastings Cemetery Records
    • Makaraka Cemetery Gisborne. Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Death certificate.
      Death notice Gisborne Herald 23 May 1949.
      Cemetery records Gisborne Council
  • Grave reference
    • Block: CRG; Plot #: 510 H Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 June 2015 - Hastings Cemetery Records
    • Block MKH Plot 253 Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Cemetery records Gisborne Council
  • Obituary
    No Headstone Public - Heather - Other relative - 3 August 2020 - Obituary Published Gisborne Herald 24 may 1949
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
03 August 2020HeatherNapier New ZealandOther relative
06 June 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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