Second World War - Lynsted Memorial Project

Herbert Bertie PARRISH (of Teynham)

b. 14th June 1921
d. 21st October 1943. Aged 22

Chief Stoker, Service Number 153621
HMS Tenby
Royal Navy

Teynham Churchyard
Died of wounds after falling from ship

Headstone setting in Teynham Churchyard

Portrait of Herbert Bertie Parrish of TeynhamBorn on 14 June 1921, Herbert was the son of Percy William and Jessie Margaret (née Back). At the time of the 1939 Register, Herbert (nicknamed "Nibby") was living with his family at 5 Coastguard Cottages, Conyer. He was working in the brickfields.

HMS Tenby was in dock at Portsmouth dockyard when Herbert died as a result of an accidental fall into the dock. He was buried in Teynham Churchyard on 27 October 1943.

The Society is indebted to Derek Parrish, Herbert's nephew, for his permission to use this portrait photograph.

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