Private Matthew Parsons

Durham Light Infantry

Died: Tuesday 28 September 1915 (aged 28)

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Record:
PARSONS, MATTHEW
Additional information:
Son of the late Mark and Mary Parsons, of 5, Dalton St., Darlington.
Cemetery:
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 36.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Major Parsons
Context:
commander
Date:
30 Sep 1915
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 19 Hussars (page 66)
Name:
Captain Parsons
Context:
commander
Date:
2 Oct 1915
Diary:
7 INDIAN (MEERUT) DIVISION: 1/9 Battalion Gurkha Rifles (page 750)
Name:
Lance Corporal W Parsons
Context:
promotion
Date:
26 Sep 1915
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 56 Field Company Royal Engineers (page 134)
Name:
Private J Parsons
Context:
Wounded
Date:
30 Sep 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 114)
Name:
Major A W Parsons
Context:
commander
Date:
30 Sep 1915
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 19 Hussars (page 68)