CEF Soldier Detail

Private Alfred Parker
Died: January 1, 1949

Regimental Number:
530148
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
No. 8 Field Ambulance
Company:
Place of Birth:
London
Country:
Next of Kin:
Nellie Jane Parker, wife; Gleichen, Alberta
Address at Enlistment:
Gleichen, Alberta
Date of Birth:
October 20, 1878
Trade or Calling:
Butcher
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Calgary, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
October 11, 1915
Age at enlistment:
37
Height:
5 Feet 5 Inches
Chest:
34 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Sent home in 1917 ill with "Trench Feet"
Date of Death:
January 1, 1949
Age at Death:
70
Buried at:
Elnora Cemetery, Elnora, Alberta
Plot:
Commemorated:
Elnora Legion,Alberta
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 1Box 7581 - 43
Research Notes
Private Parker died in 1949, however, day and month not known  Wife Nellie died 1956
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Army Medical Corps No. 8 Field Ambulance
According to the Alfred Parker story in the in the history book Buried Treasures, Page 110, Alfred came from Friskney, Lincolnshire, England as did his wife.