Benjamin Parker

1898–27 October 1915

Name corrected from Parmes, B.

Born in Bow in 1897, the elder son of Benjamin and Adelaide Parker. He entered the Bow High Street School in 1902 and in 1911 was living with his widowed mother, older sister and younger brother at 67 Raverley Street, Bow.

London Regiment 1/17 Bn/ No 1390.

Rifleman Parker died at the Battle of Loos. His sole legatee was his mother to whom he left £5.2.11d + £4.10d war gratuity.

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