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Reginald Ezra Parry

Chemist
Birthplace South Australia Adelaide AustraliaPlace of Residence at HM Factory Gretna 82 The Rand Date of Death: March 19, 1966 Date of Birth: September 16, 1889

Biography

REGINALD EZRA PARRY

Gender: Male
Date and Place of Birth:  16 September 1889 Adelaide, Australia
Date and Place of Death:  19 March 1966 Perth, Western Australia
Nationality: Australian

Biography
Childhood:

Reginald was the youngest of three brothers. His siblings were

Francis Benjamin 1891-1953

Noel Arthur 1896-1984
Parents: Ezra Parry and Florence Marie Ellis
Parent’s occupations: Ezra was a Chemist
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:

1912-1914 Ormond College, Melbourne, Australia

1915-1916 Melbourne University, Melbourne, Australia
Occupation: Chemical Engineer
Place of residence at Gretna:

82 The Rand, Eastriggs.
Job title at Gretna:  Chemist
Marital status:  Reginald was married twice:

Blanche Avis Whittingham (1889-1949) in Victoria, Australia in 1913
Suzette Ethell Deanes-Ross Skuthorp (1887-1957) In Perth 1949. Suzette was the widow of Garnett Slemen Skuthorp, Chemist, who also had worked at HM Factory, Gretna during WW1 but who died in 1944 as the result of a drowning accident at the Royal Ordance Factory Abenbury, Wrexham, Wales.
Children: Nil
Travels:
Above Reginald is with Suzette, his second wife, probably going on holiday to Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Above, Reginal is travelling alone.  It is the year after his second wife died and he is on his way home to Australia.
Awards/recognitions: Nil known
Trivia / any other information:

Reginald joined the Australian army in 1916
Regulations Governing Employment at HM Factory Gretna
Bibliography

Nil known
References
Ancestry
Australian BMDs
British Newspapers Archive

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