George Henry Parmenter
41083, Gunner George Henry Parmenter, age 27
110th Battery, Royal Field Artillery
Died 19 December 1915
Gunner 41083, 110th Battery, Royal Field Artilllery. Died 19/12/1915.
Born Walton in 1889, the only son of Nathan Parmenter & Matilda nee Cracknell. The family lived at 324 High Street, Walton where Nathan was a House Painter. At the time of the 1911 census George was working as a Railway Porter.
George initially joined the Royal Field Artillery in 1906 & served for three years at which time he joined the Reserve. He was mobilised at Hilsea 06/08/14 and arrived in France 14th August 1914, just 10 days after war had been declared. He received the 1914 Star for this. He suffered from a bout of rheumatic fever in December 1914 then rheumatism in February 1915 presumably from the atrocious conditions on the front. On the 19th December 1915 George suffered gun shot wounds to the arm & neck, he later died the same day after being transferred to the 10th Casualty Clearing Station. Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Royal Field Artillery
10th Casualty Clearing Station