We remember Tom Parker

We remember Tom Parker

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Timeline

Timeline

1882
birth Ruding Street Terrace, Leicester United Kingdom Source:5511336 6th August 1882
1902
service British Army Lance Corporal 6558 The Leicestershire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:3393583 20th November 1902 - 19th November 1915
1902
service British Army Lance Corporal 6558 The Leicestershire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:5517244 20th November 1902 - 19th November 1915
1902
service British Army Lance Corporal 6558 The Leicestershire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:5513546 20th November 1902 - 19th November 1915
1902
enlistment Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom Source:5513546 20th November 1902
1908
marriage Elizabeth Ada Naylor Source:5511463 19th October 1908
1909
employment Porter, then Permanent Senior Checker Great Central Railway Leicester United Kingdom Source:5513601 25th October 1909 - 1948
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5513546 9th September 1914 - 27th August 1915
1915
hospitalisation Lead shot passed straight through Tom Parker's knee from behind the kneecap, as he ran across open ground. Hospital/Institution Source:5517230 27th August 1915
1915
hospitalisation 6558 L/Cpl Tom Parker, 1st Leciestershire Regt wounded in action on the 27 Aug 1915 Hospital/Institution Source:5517169 27th August 1915
1915
hospitalisation 558 L/Cpl Parker T, 1st Leciestershire Regt is ill at North Evington War Hospital Leicester. Hospital/Institution Source:5517183 11th September 1915
1915
discharge Source:5516074 19th November 1915
1915
discharge Source:5512401 19th November 1915
1928
location 65 Tewksbury Street, Leicester United Kingdom their own address Source:5512313 1928 - 19th April 1962
1939
events Recruit Training, Leicestershire Regt Home Defence Word War Two Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom Awarded War Medal 1939–1945 for early assistance with recruit training. Source:5516120 7th July 1939 - 3rd May 1940
1939
service British Army Private D/5195 The Leicestershire Regiment 6 Home Defence Battalion Source:5516186 7th July 1939 - 3rd May 1940
1955
events Royal Tigers Association Membership Organisation Victoria Park, Leicester United Kingdom Tom Parker is seen in picture carrying the Queen's Colour. Source:5513593 26th June 1955
service British Army Lance Corporal 6558 Leicestershire Regiment Source:5512401
service British Army 6558 The Leicestershire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:5512401
1962
death Not War Related Tom collapsed at his allotment garden, and died in Leicester Royal Infirmary. Leicester Royal Infirmary United Kingdom Source:5514207 19th April 1962

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Tom
Initials T
Last Name Parker
Source 5511336
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
65 Tewksbury Street, Leicester United Kingdom their own address 1928 - 19th April 1962
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6558 The Leicestershire Regiment 1st Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 6558 Leicestershire Regiment Lance Corporal
British Army 6558 The Leicestershire Regiment 1st Battalion
British Army 6558 The Leicestershire Regiment 1st Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army D/5195 The Leicestershire Regiment 6 Home Defence Battalion Private
British Army 6558 The Leicestershire Regiment 1st Battalion Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Agnes Jacques mother
Tom Parker father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Ada Naylor wife 19th October 1908
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Sallow Hazel Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1902-11-20 5'5"

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Medal Index Card 1914-15 BA15243
Tom Parker's Birth Certificate BA15243
Marriage Certificate BA15243
Tom Parker, 1940 BA15243
Tom Parker, 1939 BA15243
Silver War Badge BA15243
War Badge Certificate BA15243
Certificate of Discharge from Regular Army BA15243
Queen’s Colour, 26 June 1955 BA15243
Railway Employment Record BA15243
Probate Record 6 June 1962 BA15243
Character Reference and Discharge BA15243
Military Service, World War Two BA15243
Tom's Medals from 1st & 2nd World Wars BA15243
Wounds 8 Sep 1915 BA15243
Wounds 11 Sep 1915 BA15243
Lead Canister Shot BA15243
Army Education Certificate BA15243
Tom Parker's Small Book BA15243
Small Book pages 4 & 5 BA15243
Small Book pages 36 & 37 BA15243
Small Book pages 40 & 41 BA15243
Small Book blank pages at rear BA15243

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