We remember John Henry Parr

We remember John Henry Parr

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Timeline

Timeline

1897
birth Church End, Finchley, London United Kingdom Source:8501264 Source:6627310 19th July 1897
1914
death "Believed to be the first British battle casualty of the war" Near Mons, France Source:7445615 Source:6627310 21st August 1914
employment Golf Caddy Source:8501264
service Private Middlesex Regiment Source:8501264
service Private Middlesex Regiment Source:8478571
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8501264

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Henry
Initials JH
Last Name Parr
Source 8531544
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
52 Lodge Lane, North Finchley United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-03
Lichfield Grove, Finchley. United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army L/14196 Middlesex Regiment Private
British Army Middlesex Regiment Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Rosina mother
Edward Thomas Parr father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Parr sister 1886
Alfred Parr brother 1903
Edward T Parr brother 1883
Catherine Parr sister 1885
May Parr sister 1888
Charles Parr brother 1890
Jane sister 1896

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Trevor65535
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Trevor65535
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Trevor65535
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Trevor65535
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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CWGC Find War Dead Anne1202
CWGC symphorien cemetery Selena49658
article- Independent debbie2674
wiki biography debbie2674
details surrounding his death debbie2674

Multimedia

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Remembered With Honour Simon6500
Middlesex Regiment cap badge Simon6500

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