Main CPGW Record
Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 242197
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/6th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1918-02-27
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: G. 4.
CWGC Cemetery: POLYGON WOOD CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Henry Parrington was the son of William and Grace Parrington, née Hayes. William was born at Dent and Grace at Giggleswick, Yorkshire.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 26, Rowland Street - Henry Parrington, aged 7 years, born Skipton, son of William and Grace Parrington.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 26, Rowland Street - Henary [sic] Parrington, aged 17 years, born Skipton, son of William and Grace Parrington.
Henry was the brother-in-law of Private Albert Taylor Smith (40801) (q.v.).
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Henry Parrington, 242197, West Riding Regiment.
See also: ‘Guiseley Terriers: A Small Part in The Great War - A History of the 1/6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment’ by Stephen Barber (2018).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
PARRINGTON, Henry, aged 26, West Riding Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. Parrington, 26, Rowland Street, Skipton, killed in action Feb. 27, 1918.
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Private Henry PARRINGTON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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