Today we remember Lieutenant Arthur Charles Parker. on the 100th anniversary of him dying from wounds received in September 1917.
Son of Brigadier General Arthur Parker of the 5th (Irish) Lancers and Great Grandson of Lieutenant Colonel William Parker of Hanthorpe House, Hanthorpe, Morton.
Arthur Charles Parker was born in India whilst his farther was serving there and himself became a cavalry soldier joining the 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars.
Arthur was wounded in September 1917 and eventually died in September 1918 in Queen Alexandra’s Military Hospital, Millbank.
Arthur is buried in the family grave in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery and also commemorated on the Morton War Memorial.