Henry Hallam Parr
Sir Henry Hallam Parr
|Born||24 July 1847|
|Died||4 April 1914(aged 66)|
|Years of service||1865–1903|
|Commands held||North-Western District|
First Boer War
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Educated at Twyford School, Hallam Parr was commissioned as an ensign in the 13th Regiment of Foot on 8 September 1865. He fought in the Anglo-Zulu War in 1879, in the First Boer War in 1881 and in the Anglo-Egyptian War in 1882. He also saw action at the Battle of Tamai in March 1884 and took part in the Nile Expedition later that year during the Mahdist War. He served as adjutant-general to Lord Grenfell, in his capacity as Sirdar of the Egyptian Army, in the late 1880s. He became Commander, Shorncliffe Garrison, in July 1898, General Officer Commanding South-Eastern District in October 1899 and General Officer Commanding North-Western District in May 1902; he retired in November 1903.
- Parr, Henry Hallam (2008). Major-General Sir Henry Hallam Parr: Recollections and Correspondence. Kessinger Publishing. ISBN 978-1437131970.
- "No. 23011". The London Gazette. 8 September 1865. p. 4320.
- Keown-Boyd, Henry (1996). Soldiers of the Nile: Biographical History of the British Officers of the Egyptian Army, 1882-1925. Thornbury Publications. ISBN 978-0952804703.
- "Major-General Sir Henry Hallam Parr: Recollections and Correspondence". The Spectator. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
- "Army Commands" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
| GOC South-Eastern District
| GOC North-Western District