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Forename(s): William Edward
Place of Birth: Hoyland Common, Yorkshire
Service No: 147721
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Engineers
Battalion / Unit: 253rd Tunnelling Coy
Date of Death: 1916-03-13
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: N. 9.
CWGC Cemetery: SAILLY-LABOURSE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
William Edward Parkin was the son of William and Ellen Parkin, née Pidcock. William, senior, was born at Apperknowle, Derbyshire and Ellen at Barnsley, Yorkshire.
1901 Hoyland Common, Yorkshire Census: 22, Hunt Street - William E. Parkin, aged 8 years, born Hoyland Nether, son of William and Ellen Parkin.
1911 Hoyland Common, Yorkshire Census: 7, Hunt Street - William Ed. Parkin, aged 18 years, born Hoyland Common, son of William and Ellen Parkin.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte William E. Parkin, 18051, King's Own Scottish Borderers & 147721, Royal Engineers. Theatre of War first served in: 1 - France. Date of entry therein: 9 June 1915.
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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