Biography of Private Eliis Parker (9032)
1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Formery 9530 1st Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 3rd June 1915


  • Name: Ellis Parker
    Date of birth: 1888
    Place of Birth: Thurlby, Lincolnshire, England
    Date of Birth Registration: January – March 1888
    Place of Birth Registration: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

  • Name: Ellis Parker
  • DOB: 1863
  • Place of Birth: Thurlby, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Sheppard farmer

  • Name: Florence Broom Lloyd
  • DOB: 1864
  • Place Of Birth: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: 1884 Bourne District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • William Henry Parker, 1885, Thurlby
  • Frederick Parker, 1886, Thurlby
  • Ellis Parker, 1888, Thurlby
  • Mabel Gladys Stanton, 1889, Bourne (Step sister)
  • Sydney Bernard Parker, 1892, Thurlby (Half brother)
  • George Wilson Parker, 1894, Bourne (Half brother) (Died 1895 Age 0)
  • Charlie Parker, 1895, Thurlby (Half brother)
  • Plus 1 more whose name are unknown taken from the 1911 census which is a half sibling.

  • 1891: Ellis is living with his grandmother Charlotte Rogers at Eastgate, Bourne, Lincolnshire.
  • 1901: Ellis is living with his grandmother Charlotte Rogers at Willoughby Road, Bourne, Lincolnshire.
  • 1911: Ellis is living with his uncle Robert Lloyd at Bedehouse Bank, Bourne, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 24 and he is listed as a general labourer.
Relatives in services

  • Ellis’ brother Frederick also fought in WW1 in the Lincolnshire Regiment but came home. His distant cousin Richard Parker also fought and was killed in WW1. Richard can be found on our page dedicated to the Bourne War Memorial

  • No marriage for Ellis has been found and we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.
Newspaper Mentions

  • None found

Military Records

Attestation Papers

  • Available
Soldier’s Died In The Great War

  • These records show that Private Ellis Parker, 9032, 1st Bn Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 3rd June 1915 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records

  • Available

Effects Left To

  • Father Ellis
  • Creditor W H Armstrong

  • The British Medal
    The Victory Medal
    The 15 Star

  • UK:
  • Bourne, Roll of Honour in Bourne Abbey Church
  • Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens


  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
  • In memory of Private Ellis Parker, 9032, 1st Bn.,Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 3 June 1915 Age 27
  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Parker, of Thurlby, Bourne, Lincs.
  • Remembered with honour, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

Military Service Timeline

  • Enlisted in Lincoln 7th September 1914
  • Stationed at Grimsby
  • Died in the field


  • This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed

  • WW1 Soldier’s Records (
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission