George Wyndham Parnell

Memorial: Hanham - High Street

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Medals: 1939–45 Star, War Medal 1939–1945

Rank and number: Leading Aircraftman Pilot Officer 1163982

Parents: George Edgar and Ellen Norah May Parnell

Home address: 128 Mounthill Road, Hanham, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: He obtained a first class honours degree in zoology from Bristol University and went on to complete a PhD. He was awarded a Commonwealth Fellowship to study in the United States, and worked in the University of California 1939-1940

Date of birth: 08/08/1915

Date of death: 05/02/1941

Buried/Commemorated at: Kingswood (Whitefield Tabernacle) Burial Ground (n. w. part. Row N. Grave 76.), Kingswood, Bristol

Age: 25

Further information:

George died in a training exercise in Montrose, Scotland

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

This information is based by kind permission on the following sources:
1) Booklet ‘Not Just a Name on Stone’ by Hanham Local History Society
2) Thanks to Mr R Crew and Mrs. M Antill of Hanham Local History society for their help
3) Jo Hurst, Volunteer Researcher on the Second World War Stories Project
4) Forces War Records and CWGC