2nd Lt Maurice Parkins


1899 Jun 6. Born Rochford, Essex

1901 census at High Street, South Shoebury, Shoeburyness

1911 census at 8 High Street Shoeburyness Essex

1914 Sep 8 Enlisted in Royal Fusiliers adding 3 years on to his age

1915 Jun 1. Posted to France

1915 Oct 3. Posted back UK

1915 Nov 20 . Discharged underage

1916 Jan to Oct 1917 He was a mechanic ar Royal Arsenal

1917 Nov 24 Enlisted in RFC

RAF Record

1919 Feb 13. Commission on discharge

1920 Dec 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1329. Posted to M Coy

1921 Feb 18. Transferred to Ulster Special Constabulary as DI3.

1921 Jun 18. Returned to ADRIC Reverted to T/Cadet

1921 Aug 27. Posted from Depot to J Coy.

1921 Sep 9 to Oct 28. In Cork Military Hospital

1922 Jan 23. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 20. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Constable

1923 Aug, leaves UK for Canada .A "harvester" (correct address)

1924 Married Marie Lauper in Canada

1927 Feb 28 Arrives UK from Canada with wife Marie.( UK address is correct address)

1927 Jun 11. Leaves UK for Canada with wife Marie. He is an insurance agent

1930 Died Canada. On way from Vancouver to Toronto, Canada, in car crash. Maurice was in a racing car when travelling to Toronto where Marie lived. Involved in car crash. Maurice killed.



WO 339/131576