Commemorated on War Memorial and Church Memorial at St James’ and Christleton Institute Memorial Board
1st/10th Battalion The King’s (Liverpool Regiment)
Died on 6th September 1916 on The Somme.
“Killed in action, whilst carrying out a great act of bravery, rescuing a wounded comrade under heavy fire.”
Commemorated with Honour at Thiepval Memorial.
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais. France Bay 6 Fauberg d’Amiens Cemetery Also on the Christleton War Memorial, St James’ Church Memorial and The Christleton Institute Memorial Board.
Private Parker was the son of Sergeant Albert Parker late of the Liverpool City Police, but now with Mrs Townshend Logan of Christleton Bank, Whitchurch Road, Christleton. (now The Abbotts Well Hotel)
Before he enlisted Private Parker was in the employ of White Star Line, Liverpool and based on the “Cedric”. His cause of death “killed in action”- whilst carrying out a great act of bravery, rescuing a wounded comrade under heavy fire.
Reference: Cheshire Observer; Obituary. September 1916