2220 (later 240461) Sergeant Charles Parlour.

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1/5th and 11th Battalions, East Lancashire Regiment.

Awarded the Military Medal in the London Gazette of 14th May 1919.

Awarded the French Croix de Guerre in the London Gazette 19th June 1919.

Parlour was a native of Burnley, Lancashire.

Shown in the local directory as living at 14, Brougham Street, Burnley. His brother W/2446 Driver Edwin Parlour served in the 74th Div. Royal Field Artillery, this is as shown on the Burnley absent voters list. However his number would indicate previous service with the 38th (Welsh) Divisional Artillery. The family had a Taylor's shop at 51, Canning Street, Burnley. It would appear that the family moved to Burnley from Bradford, Yorkshire in 1905. On his discharge paper he is shown has having been born in 1889, enlisting into the 1/5th East Lancashire Regiment on the 7th August 1914. He was in possession of two wound stripes and one red and four blue service chevrons. Disembodied on the 14th February 1919, the paper shows that should an emergency arise he was to rejoin at Oswestry.