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Son of Frank and Sarah Ann Parrish, of 11, Market Place, Carrington, Nottingham (CWGC). At the time of the 1911 census Frank and Sarah are living at 11 Market Place with their children George (23), William Edwin (19), Harold (17), Frank (15) and Clarence (6).
At the time of the 1911 census he was a paper messenger
09 Apr 1917
190342 - CWGC Website
25th (Tyneside Scottish) Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Private Harold Parrish, enlisted in Nottingham and served with the 25th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, he was killed in action 9th April 1917. He is buried in Roclincourt Valley Cemetery.(grave ref 2.C.16)
His surname is given as 'Parrish' on all records apart from the Carrington St John memorial on which it is spelt 'Parish'. Nottingham Post obituary (abridged) 9 May 1917: PARRISH killed in action April 8th(?) Pte Harold Parrish Northumberland Fusiliers of 11 Market Place, Carrington, age 23, mother, father, brothers, sisters. Obituary published 'Nottingham Evening Post,' 9th May 1917 :- “PARRISH. – Killed in action, April 9th, Private Harold Parrish, N.F., late of Hosezene Co., Carrington. A cheery word and smile for all, he died a hero loved by all. – Sadly missed by the New Room girls and fellow workmen.” Above obituary is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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