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Parks, George Edwin Harold

Obituary and photo on www.memorials.inportsmouth.co.uk

Biographical

Surname(s)Parks
First name(s)George Edwin Harold
Date of birth1894
Place of birthPortsea Registration District
Family details

Son of Dr. G.J. Parks and Mrs Parks of 29, Malvern Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, husband of Winifred Parks

Previous educationSouthern Grammar School, Portsmouth
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1913-1914
Dept / courseFaculty of Laws
Military unitManchester Regiment, 12th (Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry) Bn.
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsFrance & Flanders, June to Aug.1916 (wounded and invalided) and 1917 to Oct. 1918.
Date of death12/10/1918
Age at death24
Rank at deathLieutenant
Place of deathNeuvilly
Cause of deathKilled in action
Burial placeMontigny Communal Cemetery, Nord
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; (former) Southern Grammar School, Portsmouth; Havant Memorial Cross
Notes

Lieutenant * General List attached Manchester Regiment * King's College * son of Dr. G. J. Parks of Havant * killed in action leading an attack across the River Selle against a strong enemy position at Neuvilly near Le Cateau on 12th October 1918 * buried at Montigny. Roll of the Fallen, University of London OTC

Sources

King’s College Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; London University O.T.C. 1914-1919

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