Gunner William James Parsons

Royal Marine Artillery

Died: Thursday 30 December 1915 (aged 30)

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Record:
PARSONS, WILLIAM JAMES
Additional information:
Son of Eliza Parsons, of Norton Malreward, Pensford, Bristol, and the late William Parsons.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
9.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Parsons, William James
Memorial:
Holy Trinity Parishioners - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 7485)
Location:
Norton Malreward, Avon
Name recorded:
Parsons, William J
Memorial:
Oxford Post Office- WW1 (WMR 61827)
Location:
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Name recorded:
Parsons, W J
Memorial:
Jacobstow Parish - WW1 (WMR 41722)
Location:
Jacobstow, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Parsons, W J
Memorial:
St Mark's Parishioners (WMR 4108)
Location:
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Parsons, W J
Memorial:
Pilton - Served WW1 (WMR 46091)
Location:
Pilton, Barnstaple, Devon
Name recorded:
Parsons, W J
Memorial:
Slyne with Hest WW1 Roll of Honour-Served (WMR 83741)
Location:
Slyne With Hest, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Parsons, W J
Memorial:
Kings Own Royal Regiment Lancaster Casket (WMR 18631)
Location:
Lancaster, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Parsons, W J
Memorial:
Barrow In Furness Cenotaph (WMR 2079)
Location:
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

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Name:
Major Parsons
Context:
award
Date:
1 Jan 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 19 Hussars (page 98)