8/42327 Rifleman Sydney Parkinson
8th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles
7th June 1917
Born in Swinton Lancashire on 14-04-1898.
He was baptised on 06-07-1898.
In the 1911 census,he is recorded as living with his father,Thomas Henry Parkinson,an insurance agent(he died 24-06-1948),his mother Sarah Jane(nee Molineux(Married 1891))along with his brother James(he died 09/1974) and sisters, Maggie(she died 31-05-1963) and Nora(she died 09/1969)
at 42 Stanwell Road ,Swinton,Manchester.
He enlisted in Manchester, orginally serving with the
2nd Battalion Royal Army Service Corps
(regiment number- 2/266140) .
He was killed in action on 07-06-1917.