Friday, 8 November 2013

Leonard Percy Parker

Leonard Percy Parker is the son of Frank Vlieland Parker He lived in Ryde on the Isle of Wight. Len was an automotive engineer (qualified car mechanic ) at Wight Motor Ltd , Ryde before joining the army at the start of WW11.

He married Catherine Amy Marian Creighton at St Mary's Church , Carisbrooke , Isle of Wight on December 26th 1938.

Seaview Football Club 1938

L P Parker , pictured middle-left.

Their son is Leonard Frank Maurice Parker.
Leonard Percy Parker died at the age of 28 at Dunkirk on the 31 May 1940.

His son visiting the memorial 

these pictures were taken on the day of his death in Dunkirk.

L P Parker obituary , Isle of Wight County Press , 15Th June 1940

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