Full Name:
Oswald Parry
Date of Birth:
16 August 1908
Place of Birth:
Dowlais, Wales
Date of Death:
Ossie Parry
Born in Dowlais, Wales, on 16 August 1908, Ossie joined the Dons from Aldershot Traction Company along with Dave Evans after the pair had played against them in the 1929/30 Amateur Cup.

Tall, strong and blonde, with a lock of hair perpetually curling across his wide forehead, he only stayed for a season before he signed professionally with Crystal Palace in May 1931, playing 149 games for them before joining Ipswich Town in June 1936 and played until 1949, notching a further 236 games for the Suffolk side (and a further 47 in the reserves) during their ascent from Southern League to Football League, including their first ever Football League game in August 1938, before retiring in July 1950. Whilst at Ipswich he supplemented his income working as a dreyman for the Cobbold brewery.

He also guested for Chelmsford during the war.
=== Wikipedia entry ===

Oswald Parry (16 August 1908 – 1991) was a Welsh professional footballer. During his career he made over 100 appearances for Ipswich Town and 150 appearances (142 league matches) for Crystal Palace.

=== Wiki ===
1930/31: Appearances: 0 - Substitute: 0 - Goals: 0
- Total: Appearances: 0 - Substitute: 0 - Goals: 0
Genealogical Research:
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5 Tai Yr Efail Pant Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil
M: Janned (1885 Merthyr)
F: David William (1883 Talybont) Coal Miner
B: William Thomas (1907 Merthyr)
B: Myrddin Joseph (1911 Merthyr)

82 Brookfield Road , Ipswich
Lorry Drayman Heavy Worker for the Cobbold brewery
W: Doris
C: 2