50602 Lance Corporal Arthur Parker

 D Company 10th Battalion Cheshire Regiment

                      7th June 1917

Born in Loughborough,Leicestershire in 1897.

In the 1911 census,he is recorded as living with his father,Thomas Parker,a blacksmith at the Union Foundry,

his mother Louisa(nee Chamberlain(married 1891)) along with his brother George Harry and sisters Nellie(she died 21-01-1960) and Eveline at 50 Bruce Street Leicester.

He enlisted in Leicester on 06-12-1915 as a Private(28461) in the 3rd Battalion Leicestershire Regiment.

His height at his recruitment medical was recorded as being 5 ft 6 inches.

He was appointed Lance Corporal on 18-11-1916.

His dis-embarkation into France was on 02-03-1917 via Folkstone on 01-03-1917.

He was posted to the 10th Battalion Cheshire Regiment on 19-03-1917.

He was killed in action on 07-06-1917.

His home address at the time of his death was

120 Wilberforce Road,Leicester. 

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