Person    | Male  Born 19/12/1790  Died 8/7/1855

Rear-Admiral Sir William Edward Parry, DCL, FRS

Naval officer and arctic explorer.  Born Bath.  The Canadian Encyclopedia says "He contributed much to the eventual discovery of the Northwest Passage and the North Pole."  Lieut-Governor of Greenwich Hospital.  Died at Ems, Germany, where he had gone for medical treatment.

 

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Rear-Admiral Sir William Edward Parry, DCL, FRS

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Greenwich Royal Naval Hospital Old Burial Ground

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C. Quinn

C. Quinn

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Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
A. Wilds

A. Wilds

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
G .J. A. Ward

G .J. A. Ward

Middlesex Regt. Died in WW1

Person, Armed Forces

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Warrant Officer Robert William Long

Warrant Officer Robert William Long

Robert William Long was born on 16 November 1909, a son of Frederick Henry Long and Rebecca Long née George. His birth was registered in the 4th quarter of 1909 in the West Ham registration distric...

Person, Armed Forces, France

War dead, WW2
1 memorial
Harry Mallin

Harry Mallin

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Person, Armed Forces, Sport / Games, TV & Radio, Belgium, France

1 memorial