Colour Patch : Honourary Captain S T Parkes, 3 Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF

Unit 3rd Australian Light Horse Field Ambulance
Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Palestine
Accession Number REL28698
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Colour Patch
Physical description Cotton sateen
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made c 1916-1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918

Horizontally aligned rectangular patch for 3 Light Horse Field Ambulance, divided diagonally bottom left to top right brown over yellow.

History / Summary

Associated with Quarter Master Honorary Captain Stanley Thomas Parkes, 3 Light Horse Field Ambulance. He enlisted on 3 October 1914 and returned to Australia on 8 March 1919. Parkes served at Gallipoli and later in Palestine and Egypt. He was commissioned in the field and was Mentioned in Despatches in 1916.