William Parker was born in Whitchurch in 1895 and was the only son of William H and Sarah Ann Parker, of 32 Grindley Brook, Whitchurch.
William worked as a Farm Labourer before joining the Army and the 1911 Census shows he was working at Bell Farm, Tushingham.
Regiment : 7th (Service) Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 22031
Killed in Action; France 18th August 1916 Age 21