We remember Reginald Richard Parkes

We remember Reginald Richard Parkes

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Timeline

1895
sibling Martha Ann Parkes Source:3396393 1895
1897
birth Eastwood, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:3396393 27th August 1897
1900
sibling Ethel Maria Parkes Source:3396393 1900
1906
sibling James Cyril Parkes Source:3396393 1906
1907
sibling Violet Emily Parkes Source:3396393 1907
1909
sibling Hannah Parkes Source:3396393 1909
1909
education Metriculated ( Scholarship Boy ) Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School. Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:3396393 1909 - 1916
1913
sibling Kenneth Source:3396393 1913
1915
enlistment Mansfield, Notts United Kingdom Source:3396393 11th June 1915
1916
service British Army Private 28th Batt. Royal Fusiliers. Source:3396393 11th June 1916 - 27th September 1916
1916
service British Army Private 6th Batt. The Buffs. Source:3396393 28th September 1916 - 22nd June 1917
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3396393 29th September 1916 - 21st April 1917
1916
hospitalisation Shot with a varilight pistol by a accidentally by fellow soldier. Hospital/Institution Source:3396393 2nd November 1916
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal 6th Batt. The Buffs Source:3396393 6th November 1916 - 21st June 1917
1917
service British Army Officer Cadet. No 8 Officer Cadet Batt., Whittington Barracks, Lichfield. Source:3396393 22nd June 1917 - 30th October 1917
1917
commission Regular Source:3396393 30th October 1917
1917
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant. 3rd Batt. Sherwood Foresters Source:3396393 30th October 1917 - 8th January 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3396393 8th January 1918 - 21st April 1918
1918
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant. 1st Batt. Sherwood Foresters Source:3396393 8th January 1918 - 19th March 1918
1918
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant. Machine Gun Corp. Machine Gun Corp School, Grantham, Lincs. Source:3396393 19th March 1918 - 22nd June 1918
1918
service British Army Lieutenant. 16th Machine Gun Batt. Source:3396393 22nd June 1918 - 16th January 1919
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3396393 16th July 1918 - 16th January 1919
1919
discharge Source:3396393 21st January 1919
1919
service British Army Lieutenant. Special Reserve. Source:3396393 30th April 1919
1919
employment School Teacher National School Mansfield Woodhouse Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:3396393 1919
1925
marriage Elsie Peat Source:3396393 25th July 1925
1928
children Bryan Parkes Source:3396393 13th October 1928
1928
children Hedley Parkes Source:3396393 13th October 1928
1928
employment Builder's Clerk Mansfield, Notts United Kingdom Source:3396393 15th November 1928
1935
children Beryl Parkes Source:3396393 24th April 1935
1940
location Woodland Grove, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. United Kingdom their own address Source:3396393 1940 - 1947
1940
children Michael Parkes Source:3396393 14th December 1940
1945
employment Quanitiy Surveyor Ministry of Public Buildings and Works Nottingham City United Kingdom Source:3396393 1945 - 1963
1947
location 99/43 Vale Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. United Kingdom their own address Source:3396393 1947 - 1970
service British Army Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps Source:3396393
service British Army Private G-18824 East Kent Regiment Source:3396393
service British Army Source:3396393
location Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom their own address Source:3396393
service British Army Second Lieutenant Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Source:3396393
1970
location 20 Sandringham Court, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. United Kingdom their own address Source:3396393 1st January 1970 - 23rd January 1984
1984
death Not War Related Pneumonia & senility. Chesterfield, Derbyshire. United Kingdom Source:3396393 20th January 1984
burial Mansfield Woodhouse. Non-War Cemetery Mansfield Woodhouse United Kingdom Source:3396393

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Reginald Richard
Initials RR
Last Name Parkes
Source 3396393
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
20 Sandringham Court, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. United Kingdom their own address 1st January 1970 - 23rd January 1984
99/43 Vale Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. United Kingdom their own address 1947 - 1970
Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom their own address
Woodland Grove, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. United Kingdom their own address 1940 - 1947
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army G-18824 East Kent Regiment Private
British Army Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Second Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps Lieutenant
British Army
British Army 28th Batt. Royal Fusiliers. Private
British Army 6th Batt. The Buffs. Private
British Army 6th Batt. The Buffs Lance Corporal
British Army No 8 Officer Cadet Batt., Whittington Barracks, Lichfield. Officer Cadet.
British Army 3rd Batt. Sherwood Foresters 2nd Lieutenant.
British Army 1st Batt. Sherwood Foresters 2nd Lieutenant.
British Army Machine Gun Corp. Machine Gun Corp School, Grantham, Lincs. 2nd Lieutenant.
British Army 16th Machine Gun Batt. Lieutenant.
British Army Special Reserve. Lieutenant.
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hedley Parkes son 13th October 1928
Bryan Parkes son 13th October 1928
Beryl Parkes daughter 24th April 1935
Michael Parkes son 14th December 1940
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Martha Parkes mother
Henry Parkes father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Martha Ann Parkes sister 1895
Ethel Maria Parkes sister 1900
James Cyril Parkes brother 1906
Violet Emily Parkes sister 1907
Hannah Parkes sister 1909
Kenneth brother 1913
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elsie Peat wife 25th July 1925
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Light Brown
DateHeightSource
Religion
DateReligionSource
1943-11 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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R R Parkes Medals Michael47232
Final Dinner Menu (inside) Michael47232
Lieutenant Reginald R Parkes Michael47232
Lieutenant Reginald R Parkes Michael47232
The signed menu of the final dinner of 'F' company Michael47232
16th Division Race Card Dec. 26th 1918. Michael47232
Michael Parkes with his grandson 'Charlie'. Michael47232
WW1 Training - Dreghorne Barracks Edinburgh. Michael47232
MGC Greeting Card 1918/19 Michael47232
MGC Christmas/New Year Card Michael47232
MGC Christmas/New Year Card Michael47232
MGC Greetings Card. Michael47232
Vickers Machine Gun beployed by the MGC. Michael47232
A re-enactor in MGC uniform with the Vickers Gun. Michael47232
Letter to his parents on Armistice Day 11/11/1918 Michael47232
Ditchling Armistice memorial service. 2018 Michael47232

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