The Plaque Reads;
This square is dedicated to the memory of Lance Corporal Walter Parker V.C. R.M. of Stapleford. He was awarded the Victoria Cross in recognition of his bravery at Gaba Tepe Gallipoli on May 1st 1915.
In charge of a party of Royal Marine Stretcher Bearers, he went through heavy machine gun fire to carry water, medical supplies and ammunition to an isolated forward position. Despite being seriously wounded, he continued to help evacuate the wounded troups.
He was invalided out of the Marines in 1918, and returned to Stapleford. He died in 1936 as a result from his wounds and is buried in Stapleford Cemetery.