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(23 September 1869-25 March 1949). B. Calcutta of British parents. Probably the first foreigner to have ever studied DAITO-RYU JUJUTSU. Parry's name was recorded in pencil in roman script in the EIMEIROKU of Sokaku TAKEDA in 1905 in Sendai. Teacher of English for many years in various parts of Japan. Also translated a book from French into English, entitled Military Japan c. 1910 that contained detailed information on the Japanese army and navy of the late Meiji period. Died in Fujisawa near Yokohama.

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