Christopher Edward Parker

Key Information

Name: Christopher Edward Parker

DoB:  June 14 1880

Regt: Gunner 144471, Royal Garrison Artillary

DoD: February 27 1917.

Academic Career: CGS 1892 – 1896

Other: Biographical Information [toggle_container keep_open=”false” initial_open=”1″] [toggle title=”Family Background”]Family Background:

Christopher was the eldest son of John Knubley Parker, a Justice of the Peace from Caldbeck, and Caroline Parker, from Ousby, Cumberland. They lived at Evening Hill, Thursby after marrying in 1879 in Westmoreland. John had been a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Cumberland Infantry. Christopher seems to have been named after his paternal grandfather and great grandfather. A second son, John Henry Francis Parker was born in 1882, and a third son, Cecil Newland, was born in 1886. Christopher’s father, John died 6th November 1908 (address 1,Cecil St);  £5398 3s 7d probate to Caroline. She died 22 June 1929 11, Lawn Terrace Silloth  – probate to son Cecil Newland Parker retired railway employee.


[toggle title=”Academic Record”]Academic Record: CGS 1892 – 1896 [/toggle]

[toggle title=”War Service”]War Service: Christopher died at Rugely Training Camp, of acute septic bronchitis, aged 36. [/toggle]

[toggle title=”Battalion”]Battalion: Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery 144471[/toggle]

[toggle title=”Sources”]Sources:

a)            Carlisle School Memorial Register 1264-1924

b)            Census: 1881 RG11/5165;

1891 RG12/4296 & RG12/2743;

1901 RG13/ 4867 & RG 13/212;

1911 RG14PN575 RG78PN20 RD7 SD3 ED18 SN414: & RG14/24313;

c) Death Certificate  [/toggle]