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Private 30766 William Parnell, MM

9th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
Killed in action: France and Flanders, 4th October 1917, aged 34

  • Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Belguim. Panel 54 to 60 and 163A
  • Awarded: Military Medal, British War, and Victory Medals
  • Second son of Charles and Alice Parnell
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Glascote

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 10 Jan 1883 in Wilnecote
  • Employed as a Baker / Bread Maker [1911]
  • Lived at 221 Main Road, Glascote [1911]

    Pvt Parnell Was awarded the Military Medal three weeks prior to his death for attending to the wounded under heavy fire. [Tamworth Herald]

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