Born on 16 March 1888 in Ottawa, Ontario - son of Mrs. J.E. Parker, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as manufacture; single; currently a lieutenant with the Governor General's Foot Guards; no previous military service.
Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, as a lieutenant in Ottawa, Ontario, on 8 February 1915 - [then] - joined the Canadian Machine Gun Corps, CEF, on 19 March 1917.
Awarded the Military Cross.
Awarded the Bar to the Military Cross.
Awarded a Mention in Despatches.
(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)