Parker, Percy Arthur (740)

Place of Birth: Ballarat, VIC

Age: 26 years 5 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 19 August 1914 – Albert Park, VIC

Service Number: 740          view online service record

Address:
51 Evans Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Frederick Parker (father)
51 Evans Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 21 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Orvieto A3
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion

Fate:
Discharged: Tuesday, 21 March 1916


Discharged in England

P Parker was among a group of members of Port Melbourne Swimming Club members who volunteered for the war and were entertained at Excelsior Hall on Friday 4 September 1914.

1914 ‘OFF TO THE WAR.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 12 September, p. 4, viewed 6 March, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91167715

1916 ‘SWIMMING CLUB NOTES.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 26 August, p. 3. , viewed 04 Aug 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91165620

P Parker was listed on the Swimming Club Roll of Honour, 25 November 1916.

1916 ‘ROLL OF HONOR.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 25 November, p. 2. , viewed 04 Nov 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91164781

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