Historical information

WWI Historical significance.

Physical description

1# Letter of commendation for Pte Christopher Parkinson. 2# Photo of internment for C. Parkinson 2156, 2nd Battalion Trois Arlines Military Cemetary.

Inscriptions & markings

1# Second Australian Pioneer Battalion. Battalion Headquarters, January 5th 1918. To Mrs E. Parkinson Pridfort St, Daylesford Vic. Letter reads The Commanding Officer has directed me to advise you that the name of 2156 Pte Parkinson C. has been published in the routine orders of this Battalion, for good work done by him previous to his death, and in forwarding this note to you wishes to express his appreciation of this man's services with this Battalion. Signed by Capt. & Adj. 2nd Australian Pioneer Battalion. 2# Parkinson Christopher 2156. Private. 2nd Battalion, Trois Arlines Military Cemetry. A photo on the opposite side Of Pte Parkinson's grave.