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VC468   Charles Edward Haydon Parker

BORN  11 March 1870

DIED   5 December 1918   AGE   48

VC Won   31 March 1900   AGE   30

Place VC Won   Korn Spruit, Sanna’s Post

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Charles Edward Haydon Parker  No.   90029      Elected By Regiment

VC Issue No.   468   Awards   VC  

Regiment   Royal Horse Artillery, 'Q' Battery


Now   Royal Regiment of Artillery

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Woolwich, London, England

Place Of Death   Coventry, Warwickshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   London Road Cemetery, London Road, Coventry, Warwickshire


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)   Plot/Grave no.   Square 198, Grave 1

Gazetted   26 June 1900

VC Presented   25 July 1901 by King Edward VII at St James' Palace, Pall Mall, London, England


P  Headstone, London Road Cemetery, London Road, Coventry, Warwickshire

P  Named on memorial at Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London       

P  Memorial plaque, Coventry War Memorial, Coventry, West Midlands

By The Way…

There is a false grave to a G Parker VC at Stella Wood Cemetery, Durban, South Africa

VC Held By

Royal Artillery Regiment Museum, Old Royal Military Academy, Red Lion Lane, Woolwich, London, England



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