William James AWMM
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WWI 15959 AWMM
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James Parsons (father), Stansted, Rotham, Kent, England AWMM
Pre 26 July 1916 AWMM Single AWMM
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- Height, Unknown Period AWMM
5 feet 11.75 inches AWMM
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Hospitalised in September 1917 at Weybridge, England. Believed to be problems with lung; possibly affected by poison gas. AWMM
- Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
Son of James Parsons and Edith Parsons. Born 14 October 1895 at Hatham Green Farm in the village of Stansted, near Sevenoaks, Kent, England.
Immigrated to New Zealand and resided in Timaru, New Zealand until enlistment in World War 1 in 1916.
Married in 1920 at Timaru and lived on a farm in Hunter Hills near Waimate in South Canterbury until the 1930s. His wife passed away in 1940 and he returned to the United Kingdom in 1944.
He married again in England in 1946 and immigrated with wife and son to Melbourne, Australia in 1961 on the liner Willem Rhys. The family then moved to Budgewoi on the Central Coast in New South Wales in Australia in 1963. AWMM
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Point Clare General Cemetery, Point Clare, New South Wales, Australia AWMM Services plaque. Lawn 2 Row 3 AWMM
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Public - Julia - Direct descendant - 2 June 2018
Dad - you are not forgotten. From your loving son Richard and family.
Public - Richard - Child - 18 July 2017
|02 June 2018||Julia||Christchurch New Zealand||Direct descendant||
|18 July 2017||Richard||Kaiapoi, North Canterbury, New Zealand||Child||
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