known 14th July 1916
Taken from Sussex Agricultural Express, 14th July 1916, page 4. "Private David PARSONS, Royal Sussex Regiment, youngest son of Mr. H. PARSONS, Mill Road, Hailsham, has been killed at the Front. He leaves a widow and three children, who now reside at 16, Sidley Road, Eastbourne. Private PARSONS, who was 33 years of age, was very well-known, both at Hailsham and Heathfield. He played for the Hailsham football team in their palmy days and latterly, before the war, he played in the half back line for the Heathfield United F.C."
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