THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes

PARSONS, WILLIAM HENRY

Royal Marine Light Infantry.
Unit. Deal Bn.
Rank. Lance Corporal.
Death date. 18th August 1915.
Died of Septicaemia in the Military Hospital, Cairo.
Burial. Cairo War Memorial cemetery, (Egypt 9)
 
Service History ex CH 9351.
Private RMLI (5 years 296 days)
Enlisted London 15/10/1896.
Discharged, paid 20. 6/8/02.
Re-enlisted London 24/8/14.
Embarked R. M. Brigade 13/9/14. (Not Antwerp)
MEF 28/2/15 to 16th Stationary Hospital, Neurasthenia.
 
Service No. CH/18745.
 
Notes.
Appointed Lance Corporal 1/1/15.
A bakers assistant (1896) and gardener (1914).
B. Wheathampstead, St. Albans 12/3/1878.
Father. Henry Gustard Wood, Wheathampstead, Herts.
Married in Paddington, London, 1/11/1902.
Wife. Helen, Gustard Wood, Wheathampstead, Herts. Later of Elcombe, Lyndhurst, Hants

 

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