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    Parry-Okeden Military Cross 1914

    ​​​Old Boy Captain Uvedale Edward Parry-Okeden (BGS 1889-1891) enlisted on 14 September 1914 in the 4th Battalion and was promoted to captain at Gallipoli. He was awarded this Military Cross on 8 November 1915 for distinguished service in the field. ‘Parry’ as he was widely known, was twice mentioned in despatches for services at Gallipoli, where he was chief ammunition officer with the AIF.​