720444 Sergeant James Holt Parker.

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66th Divisional Ammunition Train, Royal Field Artillery.

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in the London Gazette of 3 September 1918.

Parker was a native of Burnley, Lancashire.

The citation for the D.C.M. published in the London Gazette reads, "For good service and devotion to duty during the past six months. Whilst in the area of Villers Bretonneux, in March 1918, he displayed the greatest coolness and gallantry. He never failed to deliver his ammunition to the guns, in spite of heavy shelling and confusion on the roads. He has always shown great initiative and ability in handling a difficult situation and has set a very fine example to all ranks".