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Joseph PARRISH

Regimental number4866
Place of birthSouth Wales
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressBoolaroo via Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Parrish, Boolaroo via Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 27 June 1918
Age at death21.1
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTerlincthun British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 43), Wimille, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Martha Ann PARRISH, Victoria Street, Teralba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother Thomas Parrish killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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