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Richard Walter PARRY

Regimental number18663
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Doris Parry, 'Dobenby,' Llewelyn Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMay 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of gastro enteritis.
FateDeceased 26 April 1919
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialMarcinelle New Communal Cemetery (Row C, Grave Nodf. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Bessie PARRY; husband of Doris PARRY, Chapel Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law to Pte David Arthur Ryles 34th Batt, killed in action at Passchendaele on Oct 12th 1917.

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