PARR, John Barratt

Private John Barratt Parr
Regiment Unknown

John Barratt Parr was born in 1877 at Redmile, Leicestershire son of Edward Parr, born Redmile and his wife Elizabeth (nee Geeson) born Basford, Nottingham. John had brothers and sisters George, Edith, Henry and Albert. John grew up at Redmile and in 1891 the family was living at West Side Street where John, aged 13, was employed as a farmer’s day boy. By 1901 John had moved to Pye Hill, Nottingham employed as a platelayer and lodging at the home of William Richardson.

In 1902 he married Charlotte Mary Jones in Nottingham and they had a daughter named Elsie in 1904 who was born at Pye Hill. In 1911 John and Charlotte are living at Laverick Road, Jacksdale and their niece Rosamund Pottinger aged 2, born Nottingham was with them.

No military information has been found for John.

Further information would be welcome.