Frederick Parker

Frederick Parker

Date of Birth

7 September 1889

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College – Intermediate Science, 1909-1911

Job(s)

C.S. Edgewick, Coventry

Service number

528096

WW1 rank

Sergeant

Theatre of war

Middle East, Palestine

Date of death

27 March 1918

Location of death

Palestine

Buried/memorial

Gaza War Cemetery (Grave/Memorial reference: XX1. G. 15)

Awards/Honours

Mentioned in Dispatches

Biography

Sergeant Frederick Parker was the son of Mrs Leah Parker. He attended Borough Road College for 2 years and competed in rugby for the college, before graduating with a certificate in Intermediate Science. Parker joined the Royal Engineers and completed his service in 54th East Anglican Division, Signal Coy. He was mentioned in dispatches in June 1917. Parker died of wounds (possibly wounded at the Third Battle of Gaza October 1917) on 27 March 1918, aged 27 years.

Sources

Entry on p.83, Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BFSS/2/9/14/6, Borough Road College 1908 applications, BRCSYG033, 1912 Annual report

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