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Parker Walter Augustus

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Surgeon-Major Walter Augustus Parker MRCS LRCP (1871)
17 Apr 1849 [Bolarum Bengal] – 4 Mar 1914 [St Leonards]

Service Record — Walter Augustus Parker

Aug 1873 Married Caroline Charlotte Longworth-Dames at Clapham.

3 Feb 1878 Surgeon. Commissioned after practicing in Southampton.

1881 Sent to Barbados to replace a medical officer who had died from Yellow Fever.

3 Feb 1890 Surgeon-Major.

Malta 10 Apr 1897 Arrived from Portsmouth England.

19 Dec 1897 Returned to England.

3 Feb 1898 Surgeon-Lieutenant Colonel.

23 Feb 1898 Retired.

18 Oct 1902 Promoted Colonel in recognition of his services when re-employed at Portsmouth during the operations in South Africa.

Bibliography

  • Entry No: 6647. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
  • Succession Book Vol 15. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.
  • Obituary Br Med J (1914) , 1; 2778, 742-43 (Published 28 March 1914).