Parrott/Parrot, E A
EDWARD ARTHUR PARROTT
Remembered with honour Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard: Plot III, Row F, Grave 6.
He enlisted in Hertford, and was formerly Private 3120 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Edward’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of the late Edward and Harriet Louisa (nee TWEEN) PARROTT of Ware, Herts.
His parents married 7 April 1874 at St Margaret’s, Stanstead Abbots, Herts. Harried died 1892 in Ware aged 41, and was buried 24 July at St Mary the Virgin, Ware; Edward died 2 March 1909 in Ware aged 61.
Edward was born 31 January 1887 in Hertford or Ware, and baptised 25 April 1887 at St Mary’s, Ware. He attended first Ware Infants’ School; then St Mary’s Church of England School, Ware, from 4 March 1895 to 21 September 1900.
On the 1891 Census, aged 4 he lived in Ware, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1901 Census, a butcher’s helper aged 14, he still lived in Ware, with his widowed father and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, of no occupation age unknown, he was a lodger in Ware.
Date of death13/09/1918
Age at death31
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)