Parry, James

James Parry was born in Rhyl, Flintshire, North Wales in 1884.

The 1901 Census shows that the family lived at 1 South Kinmel Street, Rhyl, Flintshire.  The head of the family was John Carter aged 45, a Coal Carter.  His wife Mary Jane Parry aged 45 and their 5 (five) children – James Parry aged 17, a Solicitors Clerk, George J Parry aged 16, a Watchmakers Assistant, Edward Parry aged 14, an Errand Boy, Albert Parry aged 10 and Mary L Parry aged 4 years.

James enlisted at the Recruitment Centre, Rhyl with 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

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Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

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

There is a Flintshire Roll of Honour Card for James Parry at the County Archives Office, Hawarden, Flintshire, which was completed by a J Williams and is dated 6 September 1919.

Learn more about the other soldiers on the Rhyl Memorial

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