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Place of Birth: Buckden, Yorkshire
Service No: 58441
Regiment / Corps / Service: Cheshire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 12th (Service) Battalion
Division: 22nd Division
Date of Death: 1918-09-18
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VI. D. 7.
CWGC Cemetery: DOIRAN MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: HUBBERHOLME, YORKSHIRE
Rowland Parker was the son of Rowland and Rebecca Parker, née Thwaite. Rowland, senior, was born at Deepdale near Yockenthwaite and Rebecca at Kettlewell, Yorkshire. Rowland junior was probably distantly related to Private Leonard Parker (80188) (q.v.) and Private Parker Bateson (32262) (q.v.).
1901 Deepdale, Yorkshire Census: Rowland Parker, aged 6 years, born Buckden, Yorkshire, son of Rowland and Rebecca Parker.
1911 Deepdale, Yorkshire Census: Rowland Parker, aged 16 years, born Buckden, Yorkshire, son of Rowland and Rebecca Parker.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Rowland Parker, 58441, Cheshire Regiment.
A short biography of Rowland is included in: ‘Swaledale & Wharfedale Remembered - Aspects of Dales’ life through peace and war’ by Keith Taylor (2006).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Cheshire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 22nd Division
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