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Rowland PARKER

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Surname: PARKER

Forename(s): Rowland

Place of Birth: Buckden, Yorkshire

Service No: 58441

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Cheshire Regiment

Battalion / Unit: 12th (Service) Battalion

Division: 22nd Division

Age: 23

Date of Death: 1918-09-18

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VI. D. 7.

CWGC Cemetery: DOIRAN MILITARY CEMETERY

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: HUBBERHOLME, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

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

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Cheshire Regiment

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Cheshire Regiment

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 22nd Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 22nd Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: PARKER

Forename(s): Rowland

Born:

Residence: Ashworth, nr. Rochdale, Lancs

Enlisted: Norden

Number: 58441

Rank: Private

Regiment: Cheshire Regiment

Battalion: 12th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 18/09/18

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: Serbia

Notes: Formerly 35483, Lanc. Fus.

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: PARKER

Forename(s): R

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 58441

Rank: Private

Regiment: Cheshire Regiment

Unit: 12th Bn.

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 18/09/1918

Additional Information:

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St Michael’s Churchyard, Hubberholme

St Michael’s Churchyard, Hubberholme

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