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Oliver Claude Gillespie PARNELL

Oliver Claude Gillespie PARNELL

Male 1890 - 1940  (49 years)

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  • Name Oliver Claude Gillespie PARNELL  [1
    Born 11 Mar 1890  Orroroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Cause of death 1940  Orroroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause of death;Angina Pectoris for 2yrs, Myocarditis Indefinite, Arteriosis Sclerosis indefinetely. Infomrant Frank Bills 
    Military Service WWI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1915-1919 Former soldier with 4 years serving abroad. Service number 1087,Final Rank Private, Unit
    4th Field Company, Australian Engineers.
    Enrolled 13 May 1915 Discharged/Returned to Australia 02 January 1919 
    Military Service WWI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Enlisted as "Shoeing Smith" On enlistment forms pp1-21 stated on sick list at Malta, Anzac and Gallipoli among others.  
    Military Service WWI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Received 3 medals of war. See images 
    Occupation Orroroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Blacksmith in Orroroo district all his life.  
    Died 6 Jan 1940  Orroroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Person ID I-1358  Christina and Donald McLean | Allan McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 

    Father Richard Thomas PARNELL,   b. 16 Jul 1857, Nairne SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1947, Orroroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship -2695 
    Mother Eliza TOWNSEND 
    Relationship -2695 
    Family ID F-2695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mabel Isobel NUTT,   b. 3 Aug 1892, Wellaway SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1975, Mitcham SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1913  Orroroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Type:  
    • FATHER OF BRIDE: John Thomas Nutt, Witnesses JH Nutt, Farmer Orroroo SA and M.U.Doley both of Orroroo SA . Minister:Charles Doley
    • Groom Blacksmith of Orroroo SA. Father of Groom: Richard Thomas Parnell of Orroroo SA. Wedding at Methodist Parsonage Orroroo SA
    Children 
     1. Hurtle John Thomas PARNELL,   b. 2 Nov 1913, Orroroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 16 Mar 1970, Woodville SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)  []
     2. Lorna Mary PARNELL,   b. 2 Feb 1920, Orroroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1999, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  []
     3. Aileen Decima PARNELL,   b. 7 Dec 1921, Orroroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1947, Orroroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)  []
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 00:35:11 
    Family ID F-449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos

    Medals of WWI Oliver Claude PARNELL. 1915-1919

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', (Donald & Christina McLean Genealogical Council Inc, Strathalbyn 1995).

    2. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 28 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      BIRTH:1890,PARNELL,Oliver Claude Gillespie father: Richard Thomas PARNELL (Blacksmith@Orroroo) and mother: Eliza nee TOWNSEND at Frome UK Cert No: 455/319
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    3. [S-117] National Archive of Au War Records, https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ListingReports/ItemsListing.aspx, 8 Dec 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Enlisted as "Shoeing Smith" On enlistment forms pp1-21 stated on sick list at Malta, Anzac and Gallipoli among others.

    4. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 28 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      DEATH:1940, Orroroo SA,PARNELL,Oliver Claude Reg No620/468
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    5. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 28 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:23yoa at marriage 1913 Cert No:256/148 groom:PARNELL,Oliver Claude Gillispie bride: NUTT,Mabel Isabel at Mathodist Parsonage at Frome UK
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