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Name: PARKIN, Arthur (Major)

Birth Date: 8.11.1862 Tenbury Wells, Worcs.

Death Date: 25.9.1915 Flanders, killed in action

Nationality: British

First Date: 1900

Last Date: 1901

Profession: Military

Area: Fort Ternan, Nandi

Married: In Ilkley, Yorkshire 12.10.1892 Laura Janet Taylor b. 6 Jan 1862 Brayton, Yorks., d. 23 Jan 1953 London

Children: Arthur Stuart (26 Aug 1896 Newbury-1988); Margaret Adelaide (23 Oct 1899 Southsea-1958)

Book Reference: Hobley, Moyse, North

War Service: 1st Batt. Northants Regt.

General Information:

Moyse - Northants Regt. - 1900 - 3rd expedition against the Nandi - at Nandi Fort - commanded the Eastern Military District. North - Member of 3rd Nandi punitive expedn. from 24/5/1900 to 30/10/1900; in charge of Fort Ternan at Nov 1900; dep. for Europe 11/1/1901; end of appt. 10/5/1901; 'resigned in a huff after a years service' (FO 2)
Hobley - brought a column of African troops, operating in the east of Nandi district to help Col. Evatt in expedition against the Nandi.

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