PARKER, Horace Lancelot 
(Service number 2986)

Aliases Enlisted in Australia as Charles HOLDSWORTH
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Date 8 July 1885 Place of Birth Dunedin

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Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
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Date 26 July 1916 Age 31 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch - memorial on mother's headstone
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials Waimate War Memorial (as PARKER H. L.) 

Biographical Notes

Son of Frank Stanley PARKER & Janet Ann Bradbury nee COCKERILL later Mrs TOMLIN. Brother Rupert Reginald PARKER also served in WWI. Brother Arnold Leonard PARKER served in AIF in WWI as Leslie Arnold WATSON. In 1902 was employed in Bank of New South Wales in Hawera.


Hawera & Normanby Star, 17 & 18 September 1902 (Papers Past) [09 February 2014]The Ballarat Courier, Victoria, 7 April 1914, The Argus, Melbourne, Victoria, 9 November 1915, Geelong Advertiser, Victoria, 8 & 9 November 1915 ( [9 February 2014]; NZSG Cemetery Records - Bromley, Christchurch (headstone transcription on microfiches) [16 February 2014]

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