Harry Alec PARSONS

Badge Number: S2339, Sub Branch: state
S2339

PARSONS, Harry Alec

Service Number: 2359
Enlisted: 6 April 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mount Torrens, South Australia, 13 December 1895
Home Town: Paradise, Campbelltown, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Natural causes, Adelaide, South Australia, 27 August 1984, aged 88 years
Cemetery: Enfield Memorial Park, S.A.
Memorials: Campbelltown Methodist Church WW1 Honour Roll, Campbelltown Methodist Church WW1 Honour Roll, Campbelltown WW1 Memorial, Stansbury Dalrymple District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

6 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2359, Keswick, South Australia
24 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2359, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2359, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kanowna, Adelaide
17 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2359, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2359, 16th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

No. 2359 Private Harry Alec Stuart Parsons, born Mount Torrens, South Australia, 13 December 1895. Enlisted 16th Infantry Battalion 6 April 1915. Served Gallipoli and France. Returned to Australia 1919.