Alexander Parr

Military Information

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  • Service no: 242095
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards: Military Medal
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
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Personal Information

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  • Occupation: Barber, Mr Lesslie, Wellgate, Dundee
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  • Father:

    James Kelly Parr, 24 Dallfield Walk, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Reginald & John

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More about Alexander Parr

Alexander was the brother of Pte Reginald Thomas Parr, 41164, 1st Cavalry Squadron, Machine Gun Corps, who was killed in action 23.11.1917.

Alexander Parr M.M.  242095   Seaforth Highlanders


Private Alexander Parr, son of Mr James Parr, 24 Dallfield Walk, has been awarded the Military Medal for gallantry in the field.  Private Parr is 21 years of age, and has been at the front for nearly three years.  His eldest brother, Reginald, was killed in the fighting at Cambrai, while his younger brother John is serving with the R.E.  Prior to enlisting, Private Parr was a barber with Mr Lesslie, Wellgate.

Dundee Courier 6th September 1918

Information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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