Born in Nantwich, Cheshire on 5th October 1884, the eldest son of George and Charlotte Parker of Tynron, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
Husband of Violet Parker (nee Cairns) (married 10th June 1914) of Moss Side, Carronbridge, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
Prior to enlisting, George was head gardener at Dalmonach House.
The Kelly’s directory of 1914 shows George living with ‘Mrs Parker’ (this could be his wife or mother) in Church Street, Malpas, creating the link to Malpas.
Regiment : 1st Battalion King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Rank : Private
Service Number : 25387
Died of wounds; Belgium 11 April 1918 Aged 33