We remember John Henry Parsons

We remember John Henry Parsons

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Timeline

1889
sibling Herbert William Parsons Source:8736910 1889
1890
birth Headington, Oxfordshire United Kingdom Source:8735939 30th May 1890
1890
location St John's Street, Oxford United Kingdom parents address Source:8736907 31st May 1890
1891
location Southmoor Road, Oxford United Kingdom parents address Source:8736907 1891
1895
education National Society School Oxford United Kingdom Source:8735947 1895 - 1898
1896
sibling Edward Horn Parsons Source:8736910 1896
1898
education Bablake School Coventry United Kingdom Source:8735947 1898 - 1904
1898
location Railway Hotel, Warwick Road, Coventry United Kingdom parents address Source:8736908 1898
1900
sibling Robert Horn Parsons Source:8736910 1900
1900
sibling Dorris Parsons Source:8736908 1900
1908
service British Army Trooper 2172 Warwickshire Yeomanry Source:8735947 1908
1908
enlistment United Kingdom Source:8735947 1908
1910
employment Professional Cricketer Warwickshire County Cricket Club Edgebaston, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:8735939 1910 - 1914
1910
employment Car Tester Humber Motor Company Coventry United Kingdom Source:8735939 1910
1911
location 81 Walsgrave Road, Coventry United Kingdom parents address Source:8736910 1911
1914
employment Soldier British Army United Kingdom Source:8735939 1914 - 1919
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:8735947 24th April 1915
1915
service British Army Squadron Serjeant Major 2172 Warwickshire Yeomanry Source:8736833 1915
1916
commission Temporary Source:8736833 19th July 1916
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant Worcestershire Yeomanry Source:8736833 19th July 1916 - 1st October 1916
1916
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Worcestershire Yeomanry Source:8736833 1st October 1916 - 25th August 1917
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant Worcestershire Yeomanry Source:8736833 25th August 1917 - 31st December 1917
1917
service Indian Army Second Lieutenant 31st Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers Source:8736833 31st December 1917 - 19th January 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8736833 1st January 1918
1918
service Indian Army Lieutenant 31st Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers Source:8736833 19th January 1918 - September 1919
1919
employment Officer Indian Army India Source:8735939 1919 - 1923
1919
service Indian Army 7th Hariana Lancers D Squadron Source:8736833 September 1919 - 19th April 1920
1919
appointments Off'r Commanding - D Squadron 7th Hariana Lancers Source:8735947 September 1919
1920
service Indian Army Captain 7th Hariana Lancers Source:8735947 19th April 1920 - 1923
1922
marriage Gwen Bassett Source:8735947 19th April 1922
1923
children Warwick Parsons Source:8735947 1923
1923
employment Professional Cricketer Warwickshire County Cricket Club Edgebaston, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:8735939 1923 - 1928
1923
discharge Source:8735947 1923
1928
education Theological College St Aidan's College Birkinhead United Kingdom Source:8735947 1928 - 1929
1929
employment Curate - St John's, Rugby Church of England Rugby, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:8735939 1929 - 1939
1929
employment Amateur Cricketer Warwickshire County Cricket Club Edgebaston, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:8735939 1929 - 1934
1931
children Catherine Parsons Source:8735947 1931
1939
location The Vicarage, Liskeard United Kingdom their own address Source:8735947 1939 - 1959
1940
service British Army Chaplain to the Forces Royal Army Chaplain's Department 4th Battalion, Dorset Regiment Source:8736833 29th January 1940 - 1st January 1942
1940
employment Senior Chaplain to the Forces British Army Source:8735939 1940 - 1944
1942
service British Army Senior Chaplain to the Forces Royal Army Chaplain's Department 77th Division Source:8736833 1st January 1942 - 1st January 1943
1943
service British Army Senior Chaplain to the Forces Royal Army Chaplain's Department 77th Division Source:8736833 1st January 1943 - March 1943
1943
theatres Africa :5 Source:8736833 March 1943 - September 1943
1943
service British Army Senior Chaplain to the Forces Royal Army Chaplain's Department Source:8736833 March 1943 - 30th September 1944
1943
theatres Italy :1b Source:8736833 September 1943 - 1944
1944
discharge Source:8735947 September 1944
1945
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8736833 11th January 1945
1959
location The Rectory, Birlingham United Kingdom their own address Source:8735947 1959
1959
employment Rector - St James Birlingham Church of England Source:8735939 1959 - 1965
awards Africa Star and 8th Army Clasp Other War Service Award Source:8735954
awards Defence Medal Other War Service Award Source:8735954
awards Italy Star Other War Service Award Source:8735954
awards 1939 - 45Star Other War Service Award Source:8735954
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8735947
awards War Medal with Mentioned in Despatches Oakleaf Other War Service Award Source:8735954
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:8735947
theatres Indian Frontier :6g Source:8735947
theatres Hedjaz :6a Source:8735947
employment Vicar - St Martin Lirkshead Church of England Liskeard, Cornwall United Kingdom Source:8735939
1981
death Not War Related Plymouth, Devon United Kingdom Source:8735939 2nd February 1981

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Henry
Initials JH
Last Name Parsons
Source 8735939
First Names Jack
Initials J
Last Name Parsons
Source 8735939
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
81 Walsgrave Road, Coventry United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Railway Hotel, Warwick Road, Coventry United Kingdom parents address 1898
Southmoor Road, Oxford United Kingdom parents address known 1891
St John's Street, Oxford United Kingdom parents address 31st May 1890
The Rectory, Birlingham United Kingdom their own address 1959
The Vicarage, Liskeard United Kingdom their own address 1939 - 1959
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 2172 Warwickshire Yeomanry Trooper
Indian Army 31st Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers Second Lieutenant
Indian Army 31st Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers Lieutenant
Indian Army 7th Hariana Lancers D Squadron
British Army 2172 Warwickshire Yeomanry Squadron Serjeant Major
British Army Worcestershire Yeomanry Second Lieutenant
British Army Worcestershire Yeomanry Temporary Lieutenant
British Army Worcestershire Yeomanry Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Army Chaplain's Department 4th Battalion, Dorset Regiment Chaplain to the Forces
British Army Royal Army Chaplain's Department 77th Division Senior Chaplain to the Forces
British Army Royal Army Chaplain's Department 77th Division Senior Chaplain to the Forces
British Army Royal Army Chaplain's Department Senior Chaplain to the Forces
Indian Army 7th Hariana Lancers Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
1939 - 45Star Other War Service Award
Africa Star and 8th Army Clasp Other War Service Award
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Defence Medal Other War Service Award
Italy Star Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
War Medal with Mentioned in Despatches Oakleaf Other War Service Award
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Warwick Parsons son 1923
Catherine Parsons daughter 1931
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William J Parsons father
Catherine Ellis Parsons mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dorris Parsons sister 1900
Herbert William Parsons brother 1889
Edward Horn Parsons brother 1896
Robert Horn Parsons brother 1900
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gwen Bassett wife 19th April 1922
Religion
DateReligionSource
Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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