2500 Claude Herbert PARRY

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Killed in Action – Broodseinde

Promoted to Lance Corporal

cwgcCommemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres


Summary of Lance Corporal Parry’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
4th October 1917 Belgium Killed in Action
24th May 1917 France Promoted to Lance Corporal
26th March 1916 France Disembarked at Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join BEF from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength at Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
28th September 1915 Australia Re-assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
2nd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 10th Reinforcements 6th Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into depot


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