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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;

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62nd Regiment - Biographical details of Lieutenant Jonas Parker. He was captured at the Battle of Freemans Farm on the 19th September 1777.

Person(s): Parker, J, Ensign;

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Wiltshire Regiment - Short notes on army service written by Captain Stan J. Parker, who enlisted in August 1899; after service in Ireland, he proceeded to St. Helena to guard prisoners of war (attached to 3rd Militia Battalion). Later he joined 2nd Battalion in South Africa and took part in operations in the Northern Transvaal. There is also a letter sent from a secretary of the Regimental Museum to Major W. C. Hawkins dated 24th April 1967 enclosing the document mentioned above.

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