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Francis Newton Parsons
Birth: Mar. 23, 1875
Death: Mar. 11, 1900

2nd Boer War Victoria Cross Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant in the Essex Regiment, British Army. At the Battle of Paardeberg, South Africa, February 15, 1900, Lieutenant Parsons went to the aid of a wounded comrade twice under heavy fire and subsequently carried him to a place of safety. Lieutenant Parsons was later killed in another action on which occasion he again displayed conspicuous gallantry. He was posthumously awarded the posthumous in November 1900. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Driefontein Cemetery
Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality
Free State, South Africa
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Record added: Mar 21, 2004
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Francis Newton Parsons
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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