Arthur “Toss” Parker. 1923-1942.

“Lost on the Montevideo Maru”   Researched by Margaret Hope 2012. Arthur “Toss” Parker was eighteen years and one month old on 4th April 1941 when he enlisted in WWII. He was too young to join the A.I.F., so he volunteered for the Anti Aircraft Anti MilitaryLanding Craft Defence Force, Rabaul. After his compulsory trainingContinue reading “Arthur “Toss” Parker. 1923-1942.”

Arthur John PARKER. 1896-1946.

Arthur John PARKER. Regimental Number: 1687A- WW1. UTAS Families at War Assignment HAA 007 April 2017. Marg Hope.     This photo was taken overseas about 1917. Arthur Parker centre.  Arthur John Parker was born in March 1896 at Carcoar, New South Wales. He went to war as a young adventurous boy. He seized theContinue reading “Arthur John PARKER. 1896-1946.”