Parry, John

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Geoffrey Alexander Mitchell.

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Rhyl War Memorial.

Name / Enw: Parry, John

Regiment/Catrawd: 13th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Lance Corporal No. 16848.

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Rhyl Town Cemetery.

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: No. 1876.

Country of Cemetery or Memorial / Gwlad y fynwent neu gofeb: North Wales, United Kingdom.

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: 1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Date of Death: 17th November 1918

John Parry was born in Rhyl, Flintshire, North Wales in 1876.

Nothing is known of his early life but he did marry Lydia Parry of 52 Standard View, Ynyshir, Glamorgan, Wales.

He arrived on the Western Front, France with the Battalion on 1 December 1915.

He is also remembered on The North Wales Heroes Memorial Arch, Deiniol Road, Bangor, North Wales and on a Remembrance Plaque at The Royal Alexandra Hospital, Marine Drive, Rhyl, Flintshire.