|Place of birth||Orange New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Bexley Cadia, via Orange, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Fred Parish, Bexley Cadia, via Orange, New South Wales|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty under fire in maintaining communications.' (Demicourt 9 April 1917).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'At DEMICOURT on 9th April 1917 for conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty under fire. During our attack on the village the Battalion had not sufficient wire to maintain telephonic communication with all Companies, so Signaller PARISH set out to salvage German wire for this purpose. He was successful, although during his task he was subjected to heavy shell and machine gun fire. Later he repaired breaks in the wires on several occasions under fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal