(Service number 24219)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||1 March 1883||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Edward PARR (mother), Pleasant Point, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||13th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company|
|Date||27 May 1916|
|Transport||Willochra or Tofua|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Plymouth or Devonport, England|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||13 April 1955||Age|
|Place of Death||Geraldine|
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Son of Edward PARR. Brother of Cuthbert 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."
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 November 2014]; SCRoll web submission by V Jaenecke, 16 April 2015
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