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Athol Wynne PARRY

Regimental number2027
Place of birthStrahan West Coast, Tasmania
SchoolState Schools, Hobart, and Church Grammar School, Launceston, Tasmania
Address23 Wilson Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thos S Parry, Railway Station, Deloraine, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and then joined the Artillery in Launceston.
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 11 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19.8
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas S. and Bertha PARRY, West Devonport, Tasmania. Native of Strahan, Tasmania. Commemorated in St Mary's Anglican Churchyard, Hagley, Tasmania. Parents: Thomas Stanton (25 January 1931, aged 75, bu. St Mary's) and Bertha Louisa (d. 31 December 1943, aged 81, bu. St Mary's) PARRY~
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2nd Lt Cyril Strahan PARRY. Army Pay Corps, returned to Australia, 15 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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