Article by Private Richard Parkinson in Preston Herald (1)

Parkinson Richard
My grandfather was torpoed on board a troop ship bound for Salonika and on his return to Preston that year wrote an article for the local paper before returning to duties which took him to Daar-es-Salaam. Editor's Comment: Pte. M/284677 Richard B. Parkinson, Army Service Corps. The only troopship to have been sunk by U-Boat on the 24th June 1917 in the Mediterranean was the Cestrian, ex-Leyland Line (off Skyros) travelling from Alexandrian to Salonika,...