ALBERT EDGAR PARNELL

Albert is remembered on the war memorial at St. John the Baptist Church, Ipswich under the name James Barber.

Alias/served as JAMES BARBER

 

Born: 1887, Beccles, Suffolk.

Died: 30th August 1916; age: 29; KiA at Orchard Trench.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 3736.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A.

Thiepval Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Lucy Parnell, of Newgate Street, Beccles, Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Blyburgate Street, Beccles, Suffolk.

 

Albert was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Gray Parnell, 28, a Printer Machinist, born Bungay, Suffolk.

Lucy Parnell (nee Burcham), 29, born Bungay.

Robert Clayton Parnell, 4, born Beccles.

Frederick Edward Parnell, 2, born Beccles.

Adelaide Parnell, 6 months, born Beccles.

 

1901   Newgate Street, Beccles, Suffolk.

 

Albert was 13 years old, a Butcher. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 36, a Printer Machine Minder.

Lucy, 39.

Robert, 14, a Turner – Engineers.

Fred, 12.

Adelaide, 10.

Ernest James Parnell, 8, born Beccles.

 

1911   Newgate Street, Beccles, Suffolk.

 

Albert was 23 years, of no occupation. He was living with his widowed father & siblings.

William, 48, a Printer Machine Minder.

Adelaide, 20, a Corset Maker.

Ernest, 18, a Tailor – Hand.

 

Albert’s mother, Lucy Parnell, died 1906, Beccles. His father, William Gray Parnell, died 1911, Beccles.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Mrs Harriet Parnell – Grandmother.

 

Albert is remembered on the war memorial at Beccles, Suffolk, and at St. John the Baptist Church, Lound, Suffolk – under the name James Barber.

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