'Private John Parr of the Middlesex Regiment- the First British Soldier killed on the Western Front' a talk by Mick Crick
01 Jun

There is much speculation about Private John Parr, widely acknowledged to have been the first British soldier killed in combat in the First World War on the Western Front.  But there are many stories about him and what he did.  Mick Crick, who spent his entire working life with the Met Police, will reveal what is truth and what mere conjecture, based on rumours.  He won’t provide all the answers but will open the door on a fascinating story of a young lad from North London who went off to war and left a heart-broken family never knowing how he met his fate

Hewitt Room, Whitton Community Centre, Percy Road, Whitton, TW2 6JL
01 Jun 2023 19:25