Second LieutenantPARKES, REUBEN

Died 30/03/1918

Aged 39

34th Bn.
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Son of Joseph and Caroline Parkes, of 30, Gilpin St., Newtown, New South Wales. Born at Bexley, New South Wales.

NB.

Recent research has shown that Second Lieutenant R. Parkes is buried here. The Commission is in the process of producing a headstone to mark his grave. Please note that this casualty was previously commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial; his name will be removed when the appropriate panel is next replaced.

Inscription

HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR KING AND COUNTRY AND NOW WE PRAY HE REST IN PEACE

Buried at HANGARD COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Location: Somme, France
Number of casualties: 273

Cemetery/memorial reference: II. E. 13

See cemetery plan
Cemetery details

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