Son of Thomas and Mary Parker, 37. Market Place.
Brother of Sergeant James Parker
After leaving the N.E. County School, Anthony attended a teacher training course at Durham College and took up a position at Southwick central School, Sunderland.
He enlisted in 1915, first in the Royal Army Medical Corps and was then transferred to the Royal Fusiliers. He was promoted to Sergeant and reassigned to the Royal West Kent Regiment.
Teesdale Mercury 08.11.1916 - Page 5: Column 1
Sergeant A E Parker, Market Place - killed in action 07/10/1916 - brother of Sergeant James Parker wounded last month