Parry, John

John Parry was the son of Elizabeth and John Parry, Megs Lane. From the 1911 census John and Elizabeth had 7 children, 6 then living: John 18 a colliery labourer, David 17, Frank 15, Elizabeth Ann 13, Sarah Jane 11, and Edward 6.

He enlisted in Buckley and entered his first Theatre of War (France)  on the 2nd December 1915.

From Keith Shone

“Apparently was batman to a Major or Colonel in the 1st World War and went out from Camp for water and was never seen again. His family home was Megs Lane Cottage”

John Parry was the cousin of Joseph Parry who died of wounds sustained near Ypres in 1915.

Learn more about the other soldiers on the Buckley Memorial

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