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Howard Parsons

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Headstone of 2nd Corporal Howard Parsons (4/819). Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BECR0819). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of 2nd Corporal Howard Parsons (4/819). Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Howard AWMM
  • Surname
    Parsons AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/819 AWMM
    • WWI 4/819A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 May 1894 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 67 Madras Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E. Parsons (father), 67 Madras Street, Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/819 AWMM
    • WWI 4/819A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Howard Parsons was the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Parsons, of Christchurch, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 December 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM III. N. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 565 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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