(Service number 8/1817)
|First Rank||Corporal||Last Rank|
|Date||31 October 1888||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||Balclutha|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||E. PARR (father), Pleasant Point, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||4th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Otago Infantry Battalion|
|Date||17 April 1915|
|Transport||Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||2 January 1973||Age||84 years|
|Place of Death||Mater Private Hospital, Maori Hill, Dunedin|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Cremated Andersons Bay, Dunedin|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of Edward PARR. Brother of George and Stephen PARR and cousins of George and Charles VERITY who also served in WWI.
Victoria Jaenecke recounts (of the Parr and Verity cousins): "Their mothers were sisters, Mary Ann and Fanny Gould, of 'The Waterfalls' farm 20 km from Pleasant Point." She goes on to comment that "I have a letter in which Cuthbert mentions meeting Charlie Verity at Lemnos after the evacuation from Gallipoli, so Cuthbert must have been at Gallipoli too."
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 November 2014]; SCRoll web submission by V Jaenecke, 16 April 2015
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