1918 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.

Born: 1900, Colchester, Essex.

Died: 13th December 1917; KiA – Syria.

Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 702444

Regiment: London Regiment, 23rd Battalion.

Formerly 5708, 21st Battalion, London Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Jerusalem War Cemetery,

Israel & Palestine including Gaza.




1901   8, St. Leonard’s Cottages, Colchester, Essex.


George was a year old and living with his parents .

James William Parker, 33, a Quay Labourer, born Colchester.

Eliza Aldridge Parker (nee Cheek), 31, born East Donyland, Essex.


1911   46, Hythe Hill, Colchester, Essex.


George was 11 years old and living with his widowed father.

James, 43, a Quay Labourer.

1 housekeeper.


George’s mother Eliza Aldridge Parker died 1908, Colchester, Essex.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ellen Wilson – aunt.


 London Regiment, 2nd/23rd Battalion




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