A BOXED WWI PAIR TO 2ND LIEUT HAROLD JAMES PARKER KIA 15/4/18

A BOXED WWI PAIR TO 2ND LIEUT HAROLD JAMES PARKER KIA 15/4/18

Code: 12313

£280.00 Approx $385.14, €327.87, $486.11
 

A VERY GOOD CONDITION WWI PAIR TO 2ND LIEUT HAROLD JAMES PARKER 2ND / 8TH BATTALION WORCESTERSHIRE REGT  KIA 15/4/18 DURING THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE AT THE AGE OF 20 FROM MALVERN WORCS .

THE 2ND 8TH WORCESTERSHIRE REGT WAS PART OF THE 61ST DIVISON AND WAS PART OF THE 183rd TF BRIGADE  WHO HELD OFF 3 GERMAN DIVISIONS BEFORE WITHDRAWING IN AN ORDERLY MANNOR ACROSS THE SOMME BATTLE FIELDS AND WAS KILLED IN ACTION WHEN A GERMAN TRENCH MORTOR LANDED ON HIS POSITION  ON THE 15/4/1918 .