ARTHUR MARTIN PARKER

image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.

 

Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 16th August 1916; age 20; Died of Wounds.

Residence: 5, Tanner’s Lane, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 3378

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion, ‘C’ Coy.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference;

III.D.27.

Heilly Station Cemetery,

Mericourt-L’Abbe,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs W.M.J. Parker, of 5, Tanners Lane, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   11, Little Gipping Street, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Martin James Parker, 33, a Labourer – Oil Mills, born Ipswich.

Kate Parker (nee Fox), 32, born Debenham, Suffolk.

Charles William Fox Parker, 12, born Ipswich.

Kate Ellen Parker, 6, born Ipswich.

Leonard Buller Parker, 4 months, born Ipswich.

 

1911   5, Tanners lane, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 15 years old, a Labourer – Foundry – Agricultural Engineers. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 42, a Labourer – Oil Mills.

Kate, 41.

Kate, 16, a Corset Trimmer – Corset Factory.

Leonard, 10.

Emma Annie Parker, 5, born Ipswich.

Agnes May Parker, 1, born Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to William M.J. Parker – father.

 

Arthur is also remembered on St. Mary Le Elms church memorial, and the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

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