image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.


Born: 17th September 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 1st June 1916; age 24; Died of Wounds received in surface action at the Battle of Jutland.

Residence: 74, Derby Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Details: Location: Portsmouth; Occupation: Fitter & Turner. Height: 5ft 7 2/8ins, grey eyes, brown hair & fair complexion. One dot left wrist.


Rank: Chief Petty Officer, Electrical Artificer 4th Class; Service Number: M-8401 (Po)

Regiment: Royal Navy. H.M.S. ‘Tiger’.


Memorial Reference:


Portsmouth Memorial 1916 O-Z.




Relatives Notified & Address: Elizabeth & Robert, 74, Derby Road, Ipswich.




1901   74, Derby Road, Ipswich.


Joseph was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Robert Parker, 32, a Metal Turner, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Parker ( nee Lock), 32, born Ipswich.

Robert Parker, 11, born Ipswich.

Percy Edward Parker, 6, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Ada Parker, 4, born Ipswich.

Ernest Archibald Parker, born Ipswich.


1911   74, Derby Road, Ipswich.


Joseph was 19 years old, an Iron Turner – Engineering Works. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Robert, 42, an Iron Tuner – Engineering Works.

Elizabeth, 41.

Percy, 16, a Shop Assistant – Grocery.

Elizabeth, 14, a General Domestic Servant.

Ernest, 12.

Walter Henry Parker, 9, born Ipswich.

Arthur William Parker, 6, born Ipswich.


Joseph is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

H.M.S. ‘Tiger’

H.M.S. ‘Tiger’

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