Douglas Windsor Parkin

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Douglas Windsor Parkin
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 3 Aug 1917
Place of Birth Fremantle, Western Australia
Death 16 Jun 1945
Place of Death New Guinea
Next of Kin Father , Mr A Parkin
Military Information
Reg Number WX949
Date of Enlistment 11 Nov 1939
Rank Sergeant
Unit/Formation 2/3rd Australian Machine Gun Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Killed in action
Monument(s) Kelmscott War Memorial
Australian War Memorial Australian War Memorial

Pre War

War Service

Enlisted at the Northam camp.

Initially a member of the 2/11th Battalion but at some point was transferred to the 2/3 Machine Gun Battalion prior to going to New Guinea

Award Comment

Post War


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