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John Mason PARRINGTON

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Surname: PARRINGTON

Forename(s): John Mason

Place of Birth: Dent, Yorkshire

Service No: 695555

Rank: Driver

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery

Battalion / Unit: A/149th Brigade

Division: 30th Division

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Date of Death: 1921-12-04

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Non-CWGC Burial: HOME - UNKNOWN

Local War Memorial: DENT, YORKSHIRE

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John Mason Parrington was the son of John Mason and Betsy Margaret Parrington, née Baynes. Both parents were born at Dent, Yorkshire.

1901 Dent, Yorkshire Census: Lunds, North Lord's Land - John M. Parrington, aged 4 years, born Dent, son of Mason and Betsy M. Parrington.

1911 Gawthrop, Dent, Yorkshire Census: John Mason Parrington, aged 14 years, born Dent. [John was employed by Thomas Morphet, Farmer.]

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Driver John M. Parrington, 695555, A/149th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. [John received the Silver War Badge.]

A short biography of John is included in: ‘Sedbergh and District 1914-1918 - But who shall return the children?’ Compiled by Sedbergh and District History Society. Edited by Diane Elphick (2016).

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Driver John Mason PARRINGTON

Driver John Mason PARRINGTON

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 30th Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 30th Division

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View Craven Herald Articles

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Craven Herald and Wensleydale Standard Logo

10 September 1915

DENT – War Items

The Dent ladies’ working party has re-commenced work for the soldiers, sewing classes being held in the Grammar School every Thursday afternoon. The following names have been added to the Dent Roll of Honour:– David Staveley, Canadian Contingent; Bertie Pinch, Royal Field Artillery; Jas. A. Mitchell, Motor Transport Driver; and J.M. Parrington, Royal Field Artillery.

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