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Parry, Claud Frederick Pilkington (1870-1918)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Claud Frederick Pilkington Parry (1870-1918), born 19 June 1870, son of Major-General F.W.B. Parry (2nd Bn., Cheshire Regiment) of North House, Chichester, Sussex, formerly of 9 Denzil Avenue, Cranbury Place, Southampton; brother of Gilbert Pilkington Parry (1871-1945); husband of Dora Frances Parry of "Kelvin", Brockhill Road, Hythe, Kent.

 

Attended Queen's School, Basingstoke, and St John's, Leatherhead.

 

Attended Sherborne School (Harper House) January 1884-December 1886.

 

Joined Royal Artillery 1890; Captain 1900; South African War 1900-1902.

 

WW1, Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Field Artillery, 136th Battery. O.C. 34th Brigade, R.F.A; served in France from 5 November 1914 to 20 August 1918; wounded on 3 August 1917. Mentioned in despatches (four times). Awarded the D.S.O. Killed in France on 20 August 1918.

 

Commemorated at:

Bienvillers Military Cemetery, XIX. E. 3 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/266210/PARRY,%20CLAUD...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; Harper House roll of honour. Miss M.C. Parry donated £1 towards the Sherborne School War Memorial in memory of Lieut.-Col. C.F.P. Parry, D.S.O.

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