Yet more on Sidney Ernest Parkes

Contact with various parties in Australia continues to unearth more information about Sid.

First his WW1 Service Medal, The 1914-1915 Star, I believe, has appeared. Apparently, it was handed by a person who attended the 2014 ANZAC Day parade in Toodyay. This person was unknown and nobody got his name. At that time he claims he found them on a tip in the Perth Metro area, and he didn’t wish to see them go to land fill.

Sid Parkes' lost medal

Picture from Lost Medals Australia.

Also a Prior to his WWI service, he fought in the Boer War with the 1st NSW Mounted Rifles. He was wounded in action which reported in the papers at the time.

Sid Parkes wounded 1900 paper cutting


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