Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension, France -Rededication Service
On Thursday 18th July 2019 a Rededication Service was held for 2nd Lt Reuben Parkes, 34th Battalion, Australia
at Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
Second Lieutenant PARKES, REUBEN
Died 30/03/1918 Aged 39
34th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Son of Joseph and Caroline Parkes, of 30, Gilpin St., Newtown, New South Wales.
Born at Bexley, New South Wales.
Inscription: "HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR KING AND COUNTRY AND NOW WE PRAY HE REST IN PEACE"
Previously mentioned on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.