Willie Parr (c.1895-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

PARR, WILLIE. Private. No 8339. 7th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly No 23501 The Yorkshire Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Son of Mrs Clara Parr, 21 Hillhouse Road, Fartown, Huddersfield. Killed in action 9.7.1917, aged 22 years, during the Battle of Arras. Buried LEVEL CROSSING CEMETERY, FAMPOUX. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row E, Grave 12.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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