We remember William Joseph Parsons

We remember William Joseph Parsons

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1877
sibling Lily Parsons Source:3413618 1877
1878
birth Aston, Birmingham United Kingdom Source:7621239 12th May 1878
1880
sibling George Ebenezer Parsons Source:3413618 1880
1882
sibling Alice Parsons Source:3413618 1882
1884
sibling Walter Parsons Source:3413618 15th September 1884
1887
sibling Myra Parsons Source:3413618 1887
1890
sibling Alfred Parsons Source:3413618 1890
1900
enlistment Birmingham United Kingdom Source:3413618 22nd January 1900
1900
dates Age 21 Source:3413618 22nd January 1900
1900
service British Army Private 3267 Coldstream Guards Source:3413618 22nd January 1900 - 19th July 1917
1900
events Disobeying lawful commands and resisting arrest. Military Discipline South Africa Source:3413618 10th August 1900 - 9th October 1900
1902
awards Cape Colony and South Africa 1902 medal Other War Service Award Source:3413618 16th January 1902
1902
theatres South West Africa :5b Source:3413618 16th January 1902 - 6th October 1902
1906
marriage Clara Smith Source:3413618 21st January 1906
1906
location 40 Northbrook Street, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address Source:3413618 21st January 1906
1906
dates Age 27 Source:3413618 21st January 1906
1906
employment Brass Cabinet Polisher Birmingham United Kingdom Source:3413618 21st January 1906
1907
children Clara Emily Louise Parsons Source:3413618 11th November 1907
1909
children William Edward Parsons Source:3413618 15th April 1909
1911
employment Electro Plate Polisher Birmingham United Kingdom Source:3413618 2nd April 1911
1911
location 3 back of 66 Norman Street, Birmingham. United Kingdom their own address Source:3413618 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 33 Source:3413618 2nd April 1911
1911
children Francis Arthur Parsons Source:3413618 28th August 1911
1913
children Walter Henry Parsons Source:3413618 31st March 1913
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:3413618 30th August 1914 - 17th November 1914
1914
hospitalisation Gun shot wound right shoulder. Hospital/Institution Source:3413618 1st November 1914
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:3413618 9th February 1915 - 20th September 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded in action, shell shock in the field. Hospital/Institution Source:3413618 15th September 1916
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3413618 19th January 1917 - 19th September 1917
1918
children Miriam Winifred Parsons Source:3413618 30th July 1918
1920
children Harry Joseph Parsons Source:3413618 5th April 1920
1949
dates Age 71 Source:3413618 11th May 1949
service British Army Private 3267 Coldstream Guards Source:3413618
1949
death Not War Related Died from Cerebral Haemorrhage. Died one day before his 71st Birthday. Salisbury United Kingdom Source:7621239 Source:3413618 11th May 1949
burial Devizes Road Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Salisbury United Kingdom Source:7621239

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Joseph
Initials WJ
Last Name Parsons
Source 3413618
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
3 back of 66 Norman Street, Birmingham. United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
40 Northbrook Street, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address known 21st January 1906
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3267 Coldstream Guards Private
British Army 3267 Coldstream Guards Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Cape Colony and South Africa 1902 medal Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Clara Emily Louise Parsons daughter 11th November 1907
William Edward Parsons son 15th April 1909
Francis Arthur Parsons son 28th August 1911
Miriam Winifred Parsons daughter 30th July 1918
Harry Joseph Parsons son 5th April 1920
Walter Henry Parsons son 31st March 1913
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Myra Smith mother
George Ebenezer Parsons father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lily Parsons sister 1877
George Ebenezer Parsons brother 1880
Alice Parsons sister 1882
Walter Parsons brother 15th September 1884
Myra Parsons sister 1887
Alfred Parsons brother 1890
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Clara Smith wife 21st January 1906
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Sallow Brown Brown
DateHeightSource
1900-01-22 5'9"

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