WW2 Medal Groups
Surgeons group to Parker,RNVR & St Johns, Brighton interest
William Shepherd Parker,
Officer of the Order of St. John, 1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Burma Star bar Pacific, Italy Star, 1939-45 War Medal, coronation 1953, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration,(dated 1958), Royal Life Saving Society Medallion,(W.S. PARKER JULY 1926), Caricature by Amies Milner, 1937, Copy Photograph in later life.
Medals in old tin with note `Reward if Returned, Dr W.S. PARKER, HEALTH DEPT. BRIGHTON'.
1929 Studies Medicine at Manchester University.
1935 enters Royal Navy as a Probationary Surgeon Sub-Lieutenant.
1943 Posted the hospital ship Ophir.
1947 Sussex Division RNVR as a Surgeon Lieutenant Commander.
1951 Brighton's Medical Officer for Health.
1959 appointment as an Officer of the Order of St. John
1964 Retires from the R.N.R.
1981 becomes Commander of the Order of St. John
2000 dies Brighton.