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Regimental number3608
Place of birthForground, New South Wales
SchoolForground Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGerringong via Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Thomas Parrish, Gerringong via Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30.5
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Susanna PARRISH, Gerringong, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3607 Corporal Linsay Thomas PARRISH, 2nd Pioneer Bn, died of wounds, 25 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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