Parr, Charles –

Husband of Amelia Parr, of 8, Alice Street, Little Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Called up as a reservist at the commencement of the war. Formerly Private 17513, 8th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and Royal Scots. Interred in Bury (Brunswick) United Methodist Cemetery. Reported as J Parr in BC. His brothers James (Manchesters) and William (Labour Bn.) also served. Died of a cerebral haemorrhage at Folkestone.

Personal details

  • Surname: Parr
  • Forename: Charles
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bury, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Little Lever, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 40
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 21st, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Unit: 13th (Transport Workers) Battalion.
  • Service number: 34679
  • Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Chronicle: 28/09/1917
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 28/09/1917 05/10/1917 28/12/1917

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