William Albert Arthur Parkin

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William Albert Arthur Parkin
Personal Information
Date of Birth 3 May 1906
Place of Birth Fremantle, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 34 years, 2 months
Occupation orchardist
Address Roleystone, Western Australia
Next of Kin Mother , Mrs Margaret Parkin
Military Information
Reg Number WX5020
Date of Enlistment 23 Jul 1940
Rank Sergeant
Unit/Formation 8th Australian Division Signals Company
Post War Details
Fate POW Malaya
Returned to Australia
External Monument(s) The Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial Ballarat, Victoria
Medals 1939-45 Star
Pacific Star
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45

Pre War

War Service

Enlisted at the Claremont Camp for recruits.

Award Comment

Post War

During 1946 Bill married Margaret Long in Perth.

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1954 at Carmel, orchard manager


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