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Parr, Rev. Alfred Cecil

After leaving King’ s he attended St Edmund Hall Oxford and then Wells Theological College. From 1928-1931 he was a curate at Benwell Notts. In 1931 he became Assistant Master of Bishop Cotton School Bangalore, 1933 - 1936 at Catholic High School Bombay, and from 1936 St Andrew’ s School Singapore Crockfords Clerical Directory 1938

In June 1943, died in a Japanese Prisoner of War camp, Thailand Captain the Rev. Alfred Cecil Parr, beloved husband of Evelyn Mary Parr (née Tarbat), now interred in Sumatra; and beloved only son of the late W. A. Parr Ph.D., F.R.A.S. and of Mrs B. Parr, Easton Royal, near Marlborough, Wilts. The Times 30 Dec. 1943

Biographical

Surname(s)Parr
First name(s)Rev. Alfred Cecil
Date of birth26 April 1904
Family detailsSon of William Alfred and Agnes Beatrice Parr of Easton Royal Wiltshire and Husband of Evelyn Mary Parr
Previous educationMercers' School
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1921-1923
Dept / courseFaculty of Arts
QualificationsM.A.(Oxon)
Military unitStraits Settlements Volunteer Force, 1st (Singapore Volunteer Corps) Bn.
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death24/06/1943
Age at death37
Rank at deathCaptain
Place of deathThailand
Cause of deathDied POW camp (Japanese)
Commemoration(s)King’ s College Chapel; Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Roll of Honour
Notes

“There was a cadet of that name in the U.L.O.T.C. at King’s who resigned in October 1923, on leaving college to go to St. Edmund’s College, Oxford and it seems likely that this is the same man, but we have no information as to his parentage.” Internal memo at King’s

SourcesKing’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Crockfords Clerical Directory

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