Parker, Thomas

BORN GRANTHAM, LINCS 1875. SON OF JOHN PARKER AND SARAH BROWN. MARRIED HULL, 10/02/1912. WIFE ANNIE SADLER, AND SIX CHILDREN. LIVED AT 12 VINE TERRACE, ALEXANDRA STREET AND THIS CWGC ADDRESS. TIME SERVED RGA TERRITORIAL AND BOER WAR VETERAN, INCLUDING THE DEFENCE OF KIMBERLEY. WORKED AS A LABOURER. 5 FOOT 10 INCHES TALL, 42 INCH CHEST, 167 LBS, BLUE EYES, BROWN HAIR. CHURCH OF ENGLAND RELIGION. ENLISTED HULL, 5/09/1914. POSTED 3/10/1914. WOUNDED BY SPLINTER ON LEFT ELBOW. SUFFERED FROM EXPOSURE AND WET CONDITIONS. DISCHARGED WITH PNEUMONIA ON 25/06/1915.  HE DIED ON 05/10/1915, AGED 40. HE IS BURIED HULL WESTERN CEMETERY.

HE WAS LISTED AS KILLED ON HULL’S ALEXANDRA STREET SHRINE (HDM 23/10/1916).


First name:
THOMAS
Military Number:
2800
Rank:
Gunner
Date Died
05/10/1915
Place died:
Hull Western Cemetery, East Yorkshire, UK
Age:
40
51 , TADMAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK