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2nd Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - Biographical information concerning Corporal (24887) James Edward Parker who was born on the 11th April 1883 and who served in the Militia (between 1900 and 1902), the 2nd Battalion of the Princess Charlotte of Wales's Regiment, the Royal Berkshire Regiment (between 1902 and 1914), was called up as a Reservist (having been an ex soldier) later in 1914 and joined the 3rd (Reserve) Battalion in 1916, then later the 1st Battalion and 2nd Battalion (where he fought in France and was engaged in the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the Battle of Arleux). Later, during the 2nd World War, he was a member of the Local Defence Volunteers and the Home Guard. The information has been written by Corporal Parker's grandson, Jim Parker. The document is accompanied by a cover letter (dated May 1995) and a photocopy of a photograph dating from the 1st World War.

Person(s): Parker, J E, Corporal,

Royal Berkshire Regiment, 2nd Bn

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