From Commonwealth War Graves Commission:

Private Russell Lewis Parkins { G/24486 } 1st Battalion The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regt) who died on 3 November 1916 Age 26.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Parkins, of Thaxted Rd., Duton Hill, Dunmow, Essex; husband of Annie Parkins, of 6, Newtons Place, High St., Huntingdon.
Remembered on Thiepval Memorial.

From Marriage Records, married to Annie Tyrell in first quarter of 1913, in Edmonton.

From 1911 Census:

No trace of Russell Lewis (Louis/Lewes) – but ? Eleanor Ann Tyrell listed, aged 22 (born 1889), for ‘Annie’ ? (Living at 28 Lordsmead Road, Tottenham, Middx.)

From 1901 Census:

Age last birthday 10 (born 1891); name given as Russell Louis. Head of household is a single sister, Elizabeth Emily Parkins; address The Workhouse Yard, Great Easton. Place of birth for Elizabeth Parkins is St Lukes, London (see Ernest Wicks below).


Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-19:

Service number: G/24486
Enlistment place: Huntingdon
Residence: Huntingdon
Cause of death: Killed in action
Death place & theatre of war: France & Flanders, Western European Theatre
Supplementary notes: Formerly 20722, E. Surrey Regiment

From ‘List of Subscribers’ (to Great Easton War Memorial):

Parkins, Mrs.
Parkins, Miss L.

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